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The Monday Poll: Weigh in on President Obama’s plan to normalize relations with Cuba

A woman wearing U.S. flag leggings walked in Havana on Thursday, the day after President Barack Obama announced a move toward normalizing relations with Cuba.
A woman wearing U.S. flag leggings walked in Havana on Thursday, the day after President Barack Obama announced a move toward normalizing relations with Cuba. AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama last week announced an end to the nation’s stone-cold isolation policies regarding Cuba. The reversal of a 53-year-old stance, would mean upgrading a Cuban interest section in Havana to a full-fledged embassy; easing travel restrictions on U.S. citizens; and opening dialogues aimed at loosening a trade embargo and fostering change in the island government’s repressive hold on its people.

We’d like to hear your thoughts on this planned change in U.S.-Cuba relations. Weigh in on the following statements. Mobile users, go here. Results are usually posted online Tuesday afternoon and on these pages on Wednesday.

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