15) While new loans created dropped significantly during the embargo
years, many of the loans reported on the banks' balance sheets undoubtedly were of longer term and possibly "troubled" or uncollectible.
Phasing out the embargo
and allowing American firms to invest in Cuba will also help to stop the exodus of Cuban refugees coming to the US, whose arrival represents additional social, that is welfare expenditures.
The production of cigarettes decreased by 14% from 522m to 449m but surprisingly, in spite of the embargo
, sugar production rose by 16% in 1996 up to 17,755 metric tonnes and the production of cotton oil also increased by 10.
Imagine that, if the UN Security Council lifts the oil embargo
on Iraq on May 17, 1999, exactly a year later (May 17, 2000) about 2.
was imposed when violence erupted in East Timor last September following a historic independence referendum.
Sensible Republicans are saying, as we have long advocated, that the embargo
should be lifted.
The immediate lifting of the sanctions would drastically reduce the number of Iraqi children who will die in the upcoming months from malnutrition and disease and would relieve the suffering of the innocent Iraqi population which is now bearing the burden of the embargo
The timing for an end of the embargo
couldn't be better.
The easing of Internet connections to the island has many people wondering how long the embargo
Under ASCO's embargo
rule, journalists can't report on the abstracts even if they get the information from a third party, so the public is left out.
is implemented through an independent set of regulations.
If we really want to invade Cuba with democracy, the best way is to lift the embargo
, not impose the embargo
," said Edgar, a United Methodist minister and a former six-term Democratic congressman from Pennsylvania.