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United Nations Condemns US Embargo on Cuba: 187 to 3
General Assembly resolutions are not legally binding and are unenforceable, but they reflect world opinion and the vote has given Cuba an annual stage to demonstrate the isolation of the United States on the embargo.
so what? US voters in Miami
Former Cuban President Raúl Castro and President Barack Obama officially restored ["]relations["] in July 2016. But Trump administration officials have sharply criticized Cuba's human rights record.

In 2017, the United States returned to voting against the Cuban-sponsored General Assembly resolution on ending the U.S. embargo on Cuba after the Obama administration abstained in 2016, a first for the United States in 25 years [1994].

Gee. That's new.

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U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1789U.S. Department of the Treasury | Cuba sanctions, 2015-2019
CRS, Cuba Sanctions: Legislative Restrictions Limiting the Normalization of Relations, 1961-present
"The trade embargo was first imposed in 1962under the authority of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trading with the Enemy Act and soon broadened to include a prohibition on most financial transactions with Cuba", Trade Expansion Act of 1962, and Trade Act of 974 establishing US Trade Representative
CRS, Cuba: U.S. Policy Overview
Executive Order 13683, December 11, 2014
Executive Order 13701, July 17, 2015

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Nov 8th, 2019 at 08:14:54 PM EST
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US and Israel were lone votes against UN resolutions opposing space arms race, nuclear Middle East, Cuba embargo
"This roguish behavior predates the election of President Donald Trump."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Nov 11th, 2019 at 02:00:03 AM EST
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