We have heard a lot of opinions in the media on this divisive topic. But, we wanted to hear from you directly: here's what you said, first-hand.

(Note from El Equipo: This survey has ended with 421 respondents. The results are below.) We have spent a lot of time hearing about this in the media. The topic alone is one of the most divisive questions (and political tools) in the US-Cuba conversation. So, to cut through the media filter we went right to you to know what you thought first-hand.

Do the Cuban people primarily want rights and freedom or do they want the US Embargo lifted? Here’s who you told us you think. (All results are anonymous.)

Related Post: Poll Results: Have You Participated In Any Cuba Protests?

Who’s at Fault – The Cuban Government or the Embargo?

421 respondents surveyed from 25 countries (primarily the United States @ 59.69%).

  • The Cuban Government – 53.44%
  • Both – 28.74%
  • The US Embargo – 14.49%
  • Other – 3.33%

“Other” Responses

  • Capitalism is hell
  • Communism is oppressive
  • Cuban-American Old Guard in Florida
  • Díaz-Canel ‘SINGÁO’
  • El sistema tambien,debe hacer cambios
  • Intervención ahora
  • Not sure
  • People’s complacency ?
  • That’s a STUPID question of course they want the embargo lifted and freedom
  • The Castros & Comminism
  • The cuban people
  • The reactive mind
  • Trump
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