“…on January 4 [1967], a British firm, Simon-Carves signed a multimillionaire contract with Cuba for a fertilizers complex with a loan signed by the British Export Credit Guarantee Department, which noted that [Fidel] Castro had been ‘meticulous’ in paying payments on prior commercial negotiations, including the loans for Leyland buses…” [Con Embargo]

“Lyndon B.Johnson (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007