April 22, 2017 Capture of a Slaver off the Coast of Cuba, 1858 The suppression of the slave trade was global in reach and extended even as far as the coasts of Cuba. The Illustrated London News, 15 May 1858. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.