Economic blockade of Cuba: US tells UN to Butt Out!!

The United States Senior Area Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Ambassador Ronald Godard, has literally told the United Nations General Assembly that its fifty-year-old economic blockage of Cuba is none of its business.

On Tuesday, shortly before approving by a wide majority a resolution asking the United States to lift the economic and trade embargo it imposed on Cuba in 1962, Ambassador Ronald Godard told the United Nations General Assembly that the embargo is a bilateral affair and “not appropriately a concern of this assembly.”


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  1. October 28, 2011

    Cuba is a big “bobo” to america that can cure,they doe want to cure it, they want to cut it.well said blogers, 186 to 2 now who is who, if all these nation for and just the 2 against, Heaven help us all.

  2. Sout Man
    October 27, 2011

    If the US economic blockade of Cuba is a bilateral affair, why is the USA interfering in third party transactions with Cuba? Why was the Organization of American States,(OAS), pressured by the US to expel Cuba? Why did the US seek UN support for sanctions against Iran? Why did the US pressure the WTO to take away ACP’s preferential treatment on the EU market despite our bilateral agreement through the lome Convention?

    Cuban children of God are deprived food and medicine by men who claim to trust in God. Oh, I forgot that 50 million US citizens have no health insurance, 48 million live in poverty and 20 million children go to bed hungry in the great USA. In the abundance of water the weak and vulnerable is thirsty.

    Obama will suffer the consequences if he does not stand for something. He cannot continue to act like Mitt Romney. He will not even consider a pardon for Marcus Garvey who was framed and thrown in prison for money laundering. His crime was the laundering of $25.00; yes, twenty five dollars. Oh, I forgot again that Marcus Mosiah Garvey was a black man. Obama does not want to be “caught” doing anything that favours black people to the detriment of his political career.

    @ Wait A Minute: Well said. I didn’t want to uplicate.

    • Sout Man
      October 27, 2011

      @ wait A Minute: Well said. I didn’t want to duplicate.

      October 27, 2011

      You said Obaman…lol

      That man very first speech to the UN was to have Palestinian have a homeland, but when the Jews squeezed his head the next speech was completely different.


  3. Malatete
    October 27, 2011

    Bilateral? My A…s! How can it be bilateral if Cuba was never party to such arrangements?Yes, Fidel stole assets that were not his. Love the U.S.A. but they really are starting to piss people off now. They want to interfere everywhere but accept no liability.
    Most Americans even believe that their laws apply everywhere else. They are not shy, nuh.

    October 27, 2011

    For 20 years now each year the United nations have been approving that, this ban be lifted against Cuba and nothing happens. A few days ago 186 vs 2 agreed for the 20th time to lift the ban. Now you Americans telling UN what happen between USA and Cuba its not there business. Now how was it your business in what was going on in Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan? I guess it was your Business since were after Iraq oil, and to dismantle the Gaddafi Mega million telecommunication project with he was implementing to serve the African nations and was surely going to place a dent on the US economy. So u went ahead Kill saddam and engineered the death of Gaddafi. U wotless UN show your worth. Greedy America

    • postage
      October 27, 2011

      I really agree with u vector, When the US invaded Iraq they said saddam had weapons of mass destruction Saddam has died up till this day not a single piece of WMD was recovered from Iraq. the US only want themselves to have and no where else. Then u tell me god bless America this evil and greedy nation

      • SMH
        October 27, 2011

        WHat people fail to acknowledge is that Cuba hosted nuclear weapons which were close to being deployed to the destruction of the US.

        Very few people bring that up.

        That is serious isht.

        October 27, 2011

        @SMH, WHat people fail to acknowledge is that USA hosted nuclear weapons which were close to being deployed to the destruction of the CUBA and have been the only country to deploy a nuclear weapon.

        Many people bring that up, but it is viewed as anti-America

        That is serious shiit.

    October 27, 2011

    Damn right USA…”The United States strongly asserts its sovereign right, on the same basis as other Member States, to determine its bilateral policies, including its economic relationships with other countries, in accordance with its own national interests and values. This includes our economic relationships with other countries,” the US representative declared.

    But I hope you are not hypoctitical when other countries claim the same….lololololololololol….American not being Hypocritical.

    I had a good laught on this one…America invokes sovereign rights

  6. We he People
    October 27, 2011

    Now this is the laugh of the say. For a country that butts into everybody else’s business to tell the UN to butt out. :lol: :lol: :lol: Now that is funny.

  7. mouth of the south
    October 27, 2011

    hahaha is durt…. when will d.a get to have such power…. let’s keep begging we’ll get there lol

      October 27, 2011

      maybe you didn’t understand…you read just as fast as you eat…then you complain of indigestion.

      What has DA got to do with this…this is way way out of our league bro. I know its freedom of speech and everyone is entitled to make a fool of himself because its his/her sovereign right…but alas.

      Alas is all I can say for you.

      BTW, Greece just got bialed out by the EU and all major stock indexes are in positive territory. Maybe the world economy will rebound..let’s just hope

      • mouth of the south
        October 27, 2011

        ok mr wiki.. i see u are a bright bulb…. but remember i’ll fix u up when u go dim… the only indigestion i have is when i see u spamming dno articles like is a 24 hr job u got… trust mots… know more that happening than u… in a debate i’d twist the life liquid out of u like wet clothes.. hhhmmmppphhh

        October 27, 2011

        @MOTS…well show some smarts…you are free to joke around…but show some substance sometimes…gush man…sacway tonaire

  8. Wait A Minute
    October 27, 2011

    What shameless doublestandards!!!!!! The UN is really just a papertiger at the whims and fancies of the US and its allies. We it suits them they go to the UN to get legitimacy for their criminal actions such as the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Lybia. Then they talk of the ‘International Community’ even when it is usually LESS than 50 members of the assembly supporting their resolution. Now over 182 countries with JUST 2 against voted to end the wicked US embargo against Cuba, and these boldfase bastards have the audacity to tell the UN to ‘Go to hell’???? Imagine that!!!!!Incredible!!!

    I really believe it’s time the Un be dismantled because frankly, it has become just a great, big joke and a playtoy for the US and Israel to do as they wish with. ONE BIG JOKE INDEED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. HA
    October 27, 2011

    This is a clear indication of America’s double standards:
    Seeking wars in oil rich countries under the guise of democratic liberation; while openly victimizing an entire nation!

    There should be a global ban on some goods from the US. This will send a clear message about their so called “bilateral affair”.

    It seems the saying “might is right” is being exercised more often now.

    Cuba our thoughts and prayers are with you. One day the UN will grow a backbone and standup to this fading super power.

  10. -------
    October 27, 2011

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