U.S. Lawmakers Call to End Cuban Embargo

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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for an end to the U.S. embargo against Cuba.

This comes a day after the small group traveled to the country to meet with Fidel Castro and his Brother Raul, who is now president.

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said President Raul Castro told her everything is on the table. The Obama Administration is considering shifting U.S. foreign policy that isolates Cuba.

"I think this is a much more open political environment, that our president is saying to the world that he wants a shift in direction in our foreign policy," Lee said. "So why not a shift in direction in our foreign policy toward a country 90 miles away?

Obama has already taken some steps to remove limits on how often Cuban-Americans can visit relatives on the island.

But it's not clear that the administration is ready to end the trade embargo, and Cuban-Americans in Congress remain fiercely opposed.

For 50 years, U.S. policy has been to Isolate Cuba. Click play for or more insight on how a change in policy now could affect America and the church in Cuba, from CBN News Latin America Reporter Stan Jeter.

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