"When the Cuban people got sick and tired of the US puppet Batista and replaced him with Castro, Castro refused to sell Cuban produce to US corporations at the steep discounts Batista had. This affected companies like PepsiCo and United Fruit. Castro also kicked the CIA out of Cuba, and shut down the casinos operated by American mafioso. The US invaded to return a US puppet to the throne and lost, then blockaded Cuba to starve it into accepting a US puppet. That was when Castro, who had wanted good relations with the US, turned to the USSR for support. So Castro's Cuba did not start out communist; US foreign policy made them that way." Would Somebody Finally Tell Me Why Cuba Is My Enemy?
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