Create a 11 pages page paper that discusses the relations between the cuba and the us. Then in 1912, the blacks protested against discrimination, and US forces help to quench the rebellion. In 1959 Fidel Castro assisted by Che Guevara a doctor by educational qualification overthrows Batista after waging a long period of Gorilla war. Soon after Castro comes to power he enacts laws that nationalize all our business in CUBA and hikes import duty on the good that is imported from America. The USA retaliates in equal measure and forces an embargo on all goods that are imported from Cuba. The embargo is to last for 50 years and has a devastating impact on US – CUBA relations and the economic condition of CUBA with an estimated loss amounting to $1.126 trillion (Suddath, 2009). In 2008 Raul comes to power and relations start to slowly improve. The US-led by OBAMA is now thinking of lifting the trade embargo. In the following pages the historical relations between the two countries have been discussed and arguments are presented against the decision to lift the embargo.
In 1933. the then president of CUBA, Gerardo Machado was overthrown by a coup led by Fulgencio Batista (BBC news, 2012). Once Batista comes to power it got good support from the US government, the US government abandoned its right to intervene in the internal affairs of CUBA and revised the tariffs of the Sugar that it imported from CUBA in order to help CUBA. Then in 1953, Fidel Castro starts a revolution against the Batista Regime. Initially, the revolt is unsuccessful however in 1956 Castro restarts a gorilla war aided by his trusted ally Che Guevara. In 1958 the US government started supporting Castro’s revolution and imposed an arms embargo on the Batista regime. In 1959 Castro was successful in overthrowing the Batista regime and establishes a government in CUBA (Suddath, 2009). Fidel Castro became the Prime minister of Cuba. Soon after Fidel became the PM of Cuba he was invited to the USA and the US government recognized the Castro-led government.