New economic sanctions ordered against Cuba in August by the Reagan Administration have had almost no effect because Havana trades almost exclusively with other Communist nations, according to Ramon Sanchez Parodi, head of the Cuban Interests Section in Washington. “Everything that we need and every country with whom we can trade will trade with us,” Sanchez Parodi said in a breakfast interview at The Times’ Washington Bureau.
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