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U.S.- Cuba Relations: Are We Really Changing Old Ways?

By Alex Gugliuzza Published November 5, 2015

Written by Alex Gugliuzza, 11/05/2015 In light of the U.N. General Assembly voting to condemn the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, positive relations between the two countries seem to be taking steps backward. Despite President Obama's urge to Congress to lift the embargo and near unanimous U.N. approval of this measure, American officials nonetheless voted against the U.N. resolution.