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The following documents contain information from the United States pertaining to its relations with Cuba, both before and after the Revolution.

While sparse now, the library is constantly expanding so check back often. If you would like to see a document posted, or have one to contribute, please contact me.

Star "Declassified." The following messages were sent by the British ambassador in the United States to the British Foreign Office. These telegrams include conversations held between Allen Dulles, then director of the CIA, in which he suggests a plot to prevent British arms sales to Cuba, in order to oblige Cuba to obtain arms from the Soviet Union. He ties the events to what occurred in Guatemala, when the Arbenz government's purchases of arms from the socialist countries served as a pretext for U.S. military invasion. This declassified document was presented to the Cuban press by Thomas S. Blanton, director of National Security Archive affiliated with George Washington University.
Star Helms-Burton Act. "An Act: To seek international sanctions against the Castro government in Cuba, to plan for support of a transition government leading to a democratically elected government in Cuba, and for other purposes., director of National Security Archive affiliated with George Washington University."

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» "No me mandes muchos hombres. Mandame pocos, pero que sean muy buenos." - "Don't send me many men. Send me a few, but let them be very good."
» Ernesto 'Che' Guevara
Last message ever written by Che to Fidel Castro, from Bolivia, in answer to Fidel's offer for weapons, equipment, and all the men he needed for the spreading of the revolution throughout South America. [submitted by Carlos Isoard Freyssinier]

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» Ricardo Alarcón
(1937- )
President of the National Assembly of the People's Power.