The purported USA belief in democracy is bogus ... UN General Assembly calls for US to end Cuba embargo for 29th consecutive year

Squire

Active member
184 votes against USA embargo on Cuba and 2 votes for. How is that democratic for the embargo to continue?

The UN vote against the US embargo of Cuba has gone against the USA for 29 consecutive years.

There is also the occupation of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba by the USA against the wishes of the Cuban government.


https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/06/1094612

UN General Assembly calls for US to end Cuba embargo for 29th consecutive year

UN General Assembly votes on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.

23 June 2021
UN Affairs
A total of 184 countries on Wednesday voted in favour of a resolution to demand the end of the US economic blockade on Cuba, for the 29th year in a row, with the United States and Israel voting against.

In the meeting held in-person on Wednesday at UN headquarters in New York, three countries - Colombia, Ukraine, and Brazil - abstained.

With overwhelming backing from the international community, the resolution has been approved ever since 1992 when the General Assembly began to vote annually on the issue, with the sole exception of 2020, due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

While the Assembly’s vote carries political weight in terms of international diplomacy, only the US Congress can lift the economic, commercial, and financial embargo in place for five decades. ...
 

SethBullock

Moderator
Staff member
I'm no fan of the Cuban communist government, but it is incongruent to do business with China and Russia, but not Cuba.
 
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