A migration officer checks the documents of Cuban migrants before they board a chartered flight in Panama City in May. U.S. officials are urging Latin American governments to stem the tide of Cubans who travel through South and Central America to reach the United States.
A migration officer checks the documents of Cuban migrants before they board a chartered flight in Panama City in May. U.S. officials are urging Latin American governments to stem the tide of Cubans who travel through South and Central America to reach the United States. Arnulfo Franco AP
A migration officer checks the documents of Cuban migrants before they board a chartered flight in Panama City in May. U.S. officials are urging Latin American governments to stem the tide of Cubans who travel through South and Central America to reach the United States. Arnulfo Franco AP

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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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