“November 1960. The United States Postal Service Regulations were amended (25 FR 10991), introducing the first restrictive measures regarding U.S. postal services to Cuba, by including the island among the list of countries where American exports are particularly restricted. As of the enactment of these provisions, a general license was also required for gifts, including foodstuff, clothing, medicines and pharmaceuticals.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.] [Pro Embargo]

“Dwight D. Eisenhower (R), Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007