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LAWG seeks money to keep network active.

The Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies.  Working Group, a non-profit organization A non-profit organization (abbreviated "NPO", also "non-profit" or "not-for-profit") is a legally constituted organization whose primary objective is to support or to actively engage in activities of public or private interest without any commercial or monetary profit purposes.  that seeks to end the U.S. embargo embargo (ĕmbär`gō), prohibition by a country of the departure of ships or certain types of goods from its ports. Instances of confining all domestic ships to port are rare, and the Embargo Act of 1807 is the sole example of this in  against Cuba, is seeking donations to keep its Cuba policy e-mail network alive.

In an e-mail asking supporters to contribute at least $50 to the cause, LAWG LAWG Latin America Working Group
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 said: "Maintaining this e-mail network is part of LAWG's work to change U.S. policy on Cuba, and it requires significant staff time and resources. Your generous donation assists us in carrying out our Cuba project work and in continuing to provide current, understandable and often urgent e-mail policy updates and alerts."

LAWG's Mavis Anderson claims that the organization's supporters "are getting closer and closer to achieving significant changes in U.S. foreign policy governing our relationship with Cuba.

"Our efforts to promote better understanding and a more just policy toward Cuba will lead, with our sustained effort, to an end of the embargo. Now is the time to increase the pressure."

Details: Mavis Anderson, LAWG, 110 Maryland Ave. NE, Box 15, Washington, DC 20002. Tel: (202) 546-7010. URL URL
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