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Latin Americans show strong support for U.S.-Cuba relations, survey says

Survey: Chileans, Argentines show highest support

Secretary of State John Kerry watches as the U.S. flag is raised outside the newly christened embassy in Havana.
Secretary of State John Kerry watches as the U.S. flag is raised outside the newly christened embassy in Havana.

MIAMI – Latin Americans show strong support for the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, a new survey finds.

The survey from the Pew Research Center reports reported a median of 77 percent approval across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.

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A median of 76 percent "also support the U.S. ending its trade embargo," study co-author Jacob Poushter said.

The lowest support was in Brazil, with a median of 67 percent approval, and in Mexico, with a median of 54 percent approval.

The highest support was in Chile, with a median of 79 percent, and in Argentina, with a median of 78 percent.

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