Cuba-U.S. Relations: A Chronology of Key Events, 1959 - 1996 [Updated February 18, 1997] [open pdf - 1MB]
"This chronology outlines major events in U.S.-Cuban relations, from Fidel Castro's rise to power in 1959 through 1996. More detailed information is provided for events since 1993, including the dates of congressional hearings and legislative action, the migration issue, the human rights situation in Cuba, and the Cuban government's implementation of limited economic reforms. Dates are also provided for United Nations resolutions on both the U.S. embargo and the human rights situation in Cuba. For additional information on human rights issues, the State Department's annual human rights report on Cuba provides details of individual cases and trends in the human rights situation. Another excellent source of human rights information is provided in the annual report of the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Cuba."
CRS Report for Congress, 96-138