485. 1/15/1999

“January [1999]. The Clinton administration announces changes to the embargo, which include: (1) Sales of some food and agricultural products to private individuals and non-governmental organizations,(2) An increase in the number of charter flights to Cuba, (3) Allows anyone (not just Cuban-Americans) to send up to $1,200 per year, (4) Allows major league team, the Baltimore Orioles, to arrange two exhibition games, on in [sic] Cuba, the other in the U.S., and, (5) Increases the amount of money a U.S. visitor can spend on the island from $100 per day to $185 per day.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.] [Con Embargo]

Jerry A. Sierra, “Economic Embargo Timeline,” HistoryofCuba.com

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