Photographers and film cameramen swarm President Kennedy at his desk in the Oval Office upon signing the Cuba Quarantine order, 23 October 1962, eight months after announcing the embargo and in the thick of the Cuban Missile Crisis. (Robert Knudsen White House Photographs)
Today marks 60 years of the Cuban embargo. What exactly is it?

Fidel Castro once called it ‘a tangled ball of yarn,’ and after six decades, Washington’s keystone regime change policy still hasn’t worked.

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