U.S. Embargo on Cuba: Recent Regulatory Changes and Potential Presidential or Congressional Actions

Gootnick, David
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/1/2009, p1
Government Document
The article offers information on the letter dated September 17, 2009 of "U.S. Embargo on Cuba: Recent Regulatory Changes and Potential Presidential or Congressional Actions." It explores the publication of Treasury and Commerce on regulatory changes in September 2009 which lessened some embargo restrictions. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has a conducted review on congressional reports which will determine measures that the U.S. President and Congress will use to end the embargo.


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