UN Security Council fails to pass resolution for ceasefire in Syria By Amy Williams / December 7, 2016In a sad, predictable exercise China and Russia voted down a UNSC resolution to temporarily halt the bloodletting in Syria. One country from the hemisphere backed the China-Russia position; one did not. Human Rights & Multilateral OrganizationsHow does Latin America vote when it comes to protecting human rights in the civil war in Syria? April 8, 2016Human rights concerns in the Syria conflict? Not according to some Latin American governments.