TITLE

ECONOMIC SANCTIONS: Agencies Face Competing Priorities in Enforcing the U.S. Embargo on Cuba

AUTHOR(S)
Gootnick, David
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/19/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the impact of the 48-year U.S. embargo on exports, travel and cash transfers in Cuba. This economic sanction prohibits trade, travel and financial transaction in Cuba. However, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals that loosening embargo rules on some exports led to increased agricultural shipments to Cuba. GAO recommends that the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) should strengthen its commitment to control these exports.
ACCESSION #
29362763

 

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