The world stands with Cuba: Overwhelming United Nations vote condemns U.S. blockade

From the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez speaking at the United Nations 

The United Nations General Assembly voted once again, by a vote of 189-2, to condemn the U.S. "embargo" (blockade) against Cuba. The anti-Cuba resolutions were rejected, typically with only one or two other nations (e.g., Ukraine) joining the United States and Israel in support. This is the 27th consecutive vote condemning the blockade.

One of the points made in the speech today by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez is that "224 people per 100,000 inhabitants died in Cuba because of the blockade limits the island's access to adequate medicine and care." The population of Cuba is 11.5 million, so that works out to be 3,360 Cubans dead (per year) due to the blockade!

On the same day that the U.S. government suffered this resounding defeat at the UN with all 8 of its slanderous “amendments” voted down, John Bolton doubled down and vowed regime change in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua. These threats cannot be taken lightly.


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