“08/03/2003 The United States government denies visas to over 100 Cuban academics. Political analysts consider that such attitude shows the U.S. authorities determination to put obstacles and add further tension to the relations between both countries, and make things harder for Cubans in every possible way, even going to absurd extremes.” [Con Embargo]

“George W. Bush (R). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007