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The Spoils of Economic War: How the US, Saudis Profit From Sanctions on Venezuela and Iran

The United States has been playing the role of the world's economic bully. So far, the U.S. has imposed sanctions against Afghanistan, Burundi, Burma, Cuba, North Korea, China, Cyprus, Haiti, Libya, Lebanon, Belarus, Crimea, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Russia, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela, Yemen and Zimbabwe.

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CUBA | Trump declares economic war on Cuba

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.

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JAMAICA | Paulwell welcomes the lifting of sanctions on UC Rusal.

Opposition Spokesman on Mining Phillip Paulwell has welcomed news that US sanctions on Windalco Alumina Plant's parent company, UC Rusal, are to be lifted in January. This follows reports that the United States Treasury Department says it will scrap sanctions on Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s energy enterprises after he said he would relinquish control of the firms.
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