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Back in the OAS

The Organization of American States welcomes Cuba back into the fold: Foreign ministers of the Organization of American States have voted to lift the suspension of Cuba, apparently paving the way for it to rejoin. Revolutionary Cuba was suspended from the Washington-based organisation in 1962 over its ‘incompatible’ adherence to Marxism-Leninism.” Though former Cuban leader ...

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The Organization of American States welcomes Cuba back into the fold:

Foreign ministers of the Organization of American States have voted to lift the suspension of Cuba, apparently paving the way for it to rejoin.

Revolutionary Cuba was suspended from the Washington-based organisation in 1962 over its 'incompatible' adherence to Marxism-Leninism."

The Organization of American States welcomes Cuba back into the fold:

Foreign ministers of the Organization of American States have voted to lift the suspension of Cuba, apparently paving the way for it to rejoin.

Revolutionary Cuba was suspended from the Washington-based organisation in 1962 over its ‘incompatible’ adherence to Marxism-Leninism.”

Though former Cuban leader Fidel Castro was said to be uninterested by the development, the lifting of the ban is another signal that relations are improving between the Caribbean state and its neighbors.

For those who’re counting, the embargo is 47 years old.

ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images

Brian Fung is an editorial researcher at FP.

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