On October 19, 1960, the U.S. placed a trade embargo on Cuba. Today, the 55-year-old embargo is an archaic relic of Cold War policy that hurts Americans and Cubans alike.

It’s time to get the facts straight.

 

97% OF CUBANS SAID NORMALIZING RELATIONS WOULD BE GOOD FOR THEIR COUNTRY.

81% OF U.S. VOTERS SUPPORT EXPANDING TRAVEL TO CUBA.

 

2015 marked the first time in 20 years that Americans viewed Cuba in a favorable light. 

 

Support for ending the travel ban and trade embargo has bipartisan support.

58 percent of Americans favor reestablishing diplomatic relations (while just 24% oppose).

81 percent of Americans support allowing all Americans to travel to Cuba, including large majorities of Republicans (71%), Democrats (90%) and Independents (80%).

Source: CBS News

 

SUPPORT EXTENDS ACROSS ALL AGE DEMOGRAPHICS. NOTABLY, SUPPORT IS LARGEST AMONG YOUNG AMERICANS.

Majorities Across Demographic Groups Favor Renewed Ties With Cuba
 

In fact, a majority of Cuban Americans support NORMALIZING u.s.-Cuba relations.

 

The trend has continued in 2016 across all demographics, including cuban-americans in Miami. 

Source: Florida International University Cuba Poll, 2016

Source: Florida International University Cuba Poll, 2016

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