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.
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