Rat Poison and Biotech in Cuba

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Since long before Fidel Castro came on the scene, Cuba has fostered a tradition of respected scientific research. Even now, the island nation markets biotech products around the world. Although a long-running embargo prohibits their coming to the US, a meningitis vaccine may be on the way. We'll hear from a New York minister, who wants to mix politics and science by importing a Cuban rat poison that's already used in some countries. We'll talk about Cuba's biotech products with medical researchers and trade monitors, and get an update on Castro himself.
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Blue Cross of California

Hospitals and Health Network

WellPoint Health Networks

Inter-Religious Foundation for Community Organization/Pastors for Peace

Office of Foreign Assets Control


US Cuba Trade and Economic Council

Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Times



Warren Olney