“It’s a disgrace!” In that phrase President Andrés Manuel López Obrador defined what happened yesterday within the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization (UN) where despite the overwhelming position of the nations against the blockade of Cuba, it is maintained due to the votes against it by the United States and Israel.
The U.N. voted 185-2 to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba. This is the 30th year in a row the U.N. has voted to do so. So why is the U.S. refusing to comply?
See explanation why the U.S. first enacted the blockade and why it’s universally condemned.
The U.N. voted 185-2 to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba. This is the 30th year in a row the U.N. has voted to do […]
Once again, the United States has been left alone in its efforts to stifle Cuba. The General Assembly of the United Nations once again pronounced itself overwhelmingly against the economic blockade that Washington insists on maintaining against the island.
Cuban Americans and other activists from around the country marched from Times Square to the United Nations this weekend in anticipation of an annual UN vote to condemn the 60-year-old blockade against Cuba. We hit the streets of New York City to ask demonstrators what brought them out to protest and what they think about the Biden administration’s policy toward Cuba.
Miami is known as the bastion of Cuban-American hardliners. But many in Miami don’t support U.S. sanctions on Cuba. Every month Cuban-American activists gather to call for an end to the embargo and better relations with Cuba. Their message of reconciliation has angered pro-embargo politicians like Marco Rubio, who has called for an F.B.I. investigation.
For sixty years the U.S. has sought to create a U.S. policy, in the words of Mallory (1960), that “while as adroit and inconspicuous as possible makes the greatest inroads in denying money and supplies to Cuba, to decrease monetary and real wages, to bring about hunger, desperation and the overthrow of government”.
”It is impossible for Marco Rubio and his followers to understand that there are more and more people in the United States every day –regardless of their nationality- who join the struggle against the blockade and for the practice of friendship, solidarity and love, as opposed to hatred, sanctions and the most perfidious policy to suffocate entire peoples”
Several European countries have issued travel warnings to their citizens: if you go to Cuba, you’ll need to apply for a visa to visit the […]
Today October 6, on occasion of the 46th anniversary of the Barbados Crime, Resumen Latinoamericano shares an interview with the daughter of the Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 co-pilot, Miguel Espinosa, one of the 73 innocent people, many of whom were children, killed in that terrorist attack that the Cuban people will never forget.