UN General Assembly Again Rips US' Cuba Embargo

Law360, New York (October 27, 2010, 11:20 AM EDT) -- The United Nations General Assembly has again voted overwhelmingly to end the U.S. embargo against the island nation of Cuba, which has been in place since soon after Communist revolutionary Fidel Castro seized power in 1959.

Only the U.S. and Israel voted against the nonbinding resolution condemning the embargo Tuesday, with 187 nations voting in favor and three abstaining.

The General Assembly has passed similar nonbinding resolutions in each of the past 18 years.

President Barack Obama lifted some restrictions on family visits to Cuba and...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.