Rare opinion poll finds Cubans expect US detente to bring economic but not political changes

April 8, 2015 7:13 PM

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HAVANA – Cubans overwhelmingly expect detente with the United States to alter their widely disliked economic system, according to a rare poll of 1,200 people across the island.

The poll released Wednesday found less optimism about Cuba's political future, with 54 percent saying the single-party government would not change as a result of closer ties. The poll found that 53 percent of Cubans are dissatisfied with the political system and 52 percent want more than one politic...

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