“13.11.80 The Office for Foreign Assets Control of the Treasury Department announced that it had reasons to believe that the materials and items with nickel content manufactured by Cresout-Loire -French steel-producing firm- could be made or derived wholly or partly from Cuban origin nickel. The note indicated that the materials and items produced or supplied by the French firm could be held by Customs until they were released from Customs, or other provision were authorized by the Office for Foreign Assets Control.” [Pro Embargo]

“James E. Carter (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007