A classic American car passes an anti-embargo billboard in Havana. It reads in Spanish: “Blockade, the longest genocide in history.” Cuba refers to the embargo as the blockade.
A classic American car passes an anti-embargo billboard in Havana. It reads in Spanish: “Blockade, the longest genocide in history.” Cuba refers to the embargo as the blockade. Desmond Boylan AP
A classic American car passes an anti-embargo billboard in Havana. It reads in Spanish: “Blockade, the longest genocide in history.” Cuba refers to the embargo as the blockade. Desmond Boylan AP

The U.S. plans to oppose U.N. resolution condemning embargo against Cuba

October 31, 2017 03:49 PM

UPDATED October 31, 2017 06:27 PM

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