The United States should pursue better relations with Cuba
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The United States should not seek relations with Cuba because Cuba's human rights abuses. Cuba had the second-highest number of imprisoned journalist of any nation in 2008. Cuba restricts technological advancements. Computer ownership rates are extremely low and the Internet is only allowed in selected places and are extremely monitored. In fact, you can be sent to prison for 5 years just for connecting to the Internet illegally. Supporters of the democratic process in Cuba who commit a crime face arrest ant imprisonment. Cuba has the largest prison system in Latin America. It includes 40 maximum security prisons, 30 minimum security, and 200 work camps. These prisons are notorious for being substandard and unhealthy.
The government of Cuba in fact is still a socialist state with Marxist-Leninist influence. The United States should not support a country that infringes on the rights of its citizens. Cuba has detained many citizens of the United States including US citizen Alan Gross accused of spying. The United States has called Cuba to release Gross who was sentenced in December for taking Internet equipment into the country. Cuba has refused. In 2001, The United States captured 5 Cubans for spying for the Cuban government. So why support a country that has arrested our citizens and is spying on us? This is not acceptable! This is why you must vote Con.
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