Cuba Trade: This Hornets' Nest Is Really Buzzing

America's partners strike back strongly against Helms-Burton

By signing the Cuban Liberty & Democratic Solidarity Act on Mar. 12, President Clinton helped ensure his Nov. 5 electoral victory in Florida. The measure, known as the Helms-Burton act, pleased hard-line Cuban exiles by threatening lawsuits against non-U.S. companies that invest in the island.

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