A woman exchanges U.S. dollars for Cuban pesos in Havana. Remittances from the United States have become the lifeblood of many Cuban families.
A woman exchanges U.S. dollars for Cuban pesos in Havana. Remittances from the United States have become the lifeblood of many Cuban families. Jorge Rey Getty Images
A woman exchanges U.S. dollars for Cuban pesos in Havana. Remittances from the United States have become the lifeblood of many Cuban families. Jorge Rey Getty Images

Could 1 million more Cubans be deemed ineligible for remittances?

June 23, 2017 06:00 AM

UPDATED June 24, 2017 03:06 PM

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  • Haley to UN General Assembly: U.S. does not fear isolation

    The United States voted against a UN resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba on Wednesday. The embargo resolution was overwhelmingly approved in the 193-member General Assembly by a vote of 191-2, with Israel joining the U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said the American people had chosen a new president and the United States would vote against any resolution calling for the lifting of the embargo "as long as the proceeds from trade with Cuba go to prop up the dictatorial regime responsible for denying those (human) rights."

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