Tourists pose for a photo while sipping cocktail at the Bodeguita del Medio Bar in Old Havana. Although certain brands of Cuban rum and soft drinks are on a U.S. prohibited list, Treasury has clarified that American travelers can still purchase them while in Cuba as long as they don’t buy directly from the manufacturers.
Tourists pose for a photo while sipping cocktail at the Bodeguita del Medio Bar in Old Havana. Although certain brands of Cuban rum and soft drinks are on a U.S. prohibited list, Treasury has clarified that American travelers can still purchase them while in Cuba as long as they don’t buy directly from the manufacturers. Desmond Boylan AP
Tourists pose for a photo while sipping cocktail at the Bodeguita del Medio Bar in Old Havana. Although certain brands of Cuban rum and soft drinks are on a U.S. prohibited list, Treasury has clarified that American travelers can still purchase them while in Cuba as long as they don’t buy directly from the manufacturers. Desmond Boylan AP

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    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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