“January [1981]. Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as U.S. President, and institutes the most hostile policy against Cuba since the invasion at Bay of Pigs. Despite conciliatory signals from Cuba, the new U.S. administration announces a tightening of the embargo.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.] [Pro Embargo]

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