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As US Food Sales to Cuba Slow, Farmers Seek End to Embargo

U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba fell below $300 million last year for the first time since 2003 as the communist-led island's financial woes continued and it purchased food on credit elsewhere, a trade group said on Friday. The United States created an exception to its trade embargo of Cuba in 2000 to allow food and medicine sales, but it still denies Cuba credit, forcing it to pay cash up front. Although the United States and Cuba are seeking to restore diplomatic relations...

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