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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.

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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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Oct. 9, 1967. [submitted by Teresa Percy]

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» Nicolás Guillén
Noted Cuban poet; member of PSP National Committee; lived in exile during revolutionary war; returned early 1959; became president of Union of Writers and Artists in 1961; winner of numerous national and international prized for artistic work; member of Communist Party Central Committee at time of death.