Cuba: Fighting Corona and Blockade Simultaneously

On June 29th, 2021 at the United Nations General Assembly 184 nations overwhelmingly and democratically, cast their votes against the US blockade on Cuba, which represented a voting pattern that has been on display for the last 29 years. Regardless of this sentiment, the United States and Israel stubbornly stuck to their guns. Only three nations Colombia, Ukraine, and Brazil abstained from voting.  While the United Nations as a body is not in a position to enforce this vote, it provides an invaluable platform that captures the mood and sentiment of an entire planet. How this vote differentiated from the . . .