Cuba's embassy in Washington, D.C.
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Provisions of a 1996 U.S. law cracking down on Cuba will be fully implemented on Thursday. The provisions, allowing lawsuits for reparations by U.S. citizens, are just one part of a wider crackdown by the Trump administration on the communist government. How will it affect the island?

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