The new poll of Cuban Americans in south Florida by the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University confirms the long term trends in Cuban American opinion that FIU has tracked for the past thirty years. Gradually, but inexorably, Cuban Americans are embracing more moderate views about Cuba, favoring increased engagement over the traditional U.S. policy of hostility. The latest FIU poll also confirms the results of other recent polls, including the Atlantic Council's, which conservatives tried to dismiss as a "push" poll (a poll designed to elicit predetermined answers).

When FIU first began polling Cuban Americans in south Florida in 1991, 87% favored continuation of the U.S. embargo. Today, embargo supporters are a minority at just 48%, and even they don't think the embargo has been effective...


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