MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar wants to lift the Cuba trade embargo.

She just got back from a visit to the island country, and at a summit Monday morning in St. Paul, the Democrat talked about how ending the embargo could help farmers and businesses here.

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In 2013, Minnesota made $20 million off agricultural exports allowed under a humanitarian exemption.

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Klobuchar said that number could reach $50 million if the embargo is lifted.

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On the other hand, critics say ending the 50-year embargo would not help Cubans living under the country’s Communist regime.