In the city where Cuba embargo once was sacred, Hillary Clinton calls for it to end

August 1, 2015 5:21 AM

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MIAMI – In her first campaign trip to Florida, Hillary Clinton called on Congress to end the U.S.-Cuba trade embargo, saying that it has served only to fortify the dictatorship on the island.

Clinton, who conceded that she once supported the embargo, said in a speech at Florida International University near Miami that the embargo has kept the people of the island isolated, and that it was time to remove trade and travel restrictions.

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