Clinton Calls for End to Cuban Embargo

MIAMI, FL - JULY 31:  Democratic Presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls for an end to the Cuban trade embargo as she gives a policy speech at the Florida International University on July 31, 2015 in Miami, Florida. According to polls Clinton continues to lead the Democratic candidates running for the Democratic nomination.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a speech at Florida International University in Miami today in which she said, “It’s time for [GOP] leaders to either get on board or get out of the way. The Cuba embargo needs to go, once and for all.” Clinton called on Congress to vote to officially end the Cuban trade embargo. She also called for increasing business with Cuba and Latin America in general. The United States has a record of looking east and west as part of its foreign policy, but does not look toward Cuba and Latin America.

A video from the event will be posted when/if available.

News Source: Time

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