[url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8232907.stm]End immoral Cuba embargo, U.S. told[/url]
The US should lift sanctions on Cuba as a prelude to dropping its "immoral" trade embargo against the island, Amnesty International has urged.
US President Barack Obama has until 14 September to decide whether or not to extend the Trading with the Enemy Act, which imposes sanctions on Cuba.
The embargo is preventing Cubans from accessing life-saving medicine, says Amnesty Secretary General Irene Khan. [...]
The Cuban government, now led by Mr Castro's brother Raul, has said it is willing to enter negotiations with Washington, but will not make any unilateral concessions.