The UN General Assembly condemned the nearly 60-year-old US embargo on Cuba Thursday for the 28th year in a row, calling for an end to it by a vote of 187 to three.
Only Israel and Brazil voted with the US against the resolution. Two other US allies — Ukraine and Colombia — abstained.
First imposed on October 19, 1960, in response to Havana’s nationalization of US-owned oil refineries, and extended in 1962, the embargo is an enduring legacy of the Cold War hostilities between the two countries.
It was denounced as “anachronistic” and “inhumane” during two days of debate by the General …read more
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