Remember, how frustrating it was when you were a kid and you couldn't reach the cookies on the top shelf?They looked so good and you knew they would taste so sweet, but no matter how you stretched and squirmed you just couldn't reach them.
Cuba doesn't generally give out travel visa to the United States except in special circumstances, and for a US citizen to travel to Cuba is a federal crime.
This is much less of a problem if you are a Cuban-American.
In recent years, the US has eased travel restrictions for American of Cuban descent, and you now have a decent chance of getting a visa to visit family in Cuba.
Then, if things go well between the two of you, you can bring her back to the United States on a fiance visa.
The Cuban Embargo was imposed by the Eisenhower Administration in October 1960 and has been keeping Americans out of Cuba ever since.
It obviously hasn't led to the collapse of Castro's government, but it has kept American men away from the sexy Cuban ladies.