John Bolton Opposed Celebrating End of Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Brian Zick

AP reports that John Bolton has announced his resignation as UN Ambassador. But before leaving, he showed what kinda guy he is, and proudly wants everyone to remember. Justin Rood at TPM Muckraker reports: Less than two weeks before the White House announced his resignation, Ambassador John Bolton's U.N. mission blocked an effort to celebrate the end of slavery in our hemisphere. Next year marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. (…) [A] number of Caribbean countries got together to propose a commemorative resolution before the United Nations. Guess who refused to sign? That's right: Ambassador John Bolton's United States.

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