Poll shows Latin America holds a low regard for Cuba’s sock puppet president, Miguel Diaz-Canel

Being the sock puppet president for a socialist dictatorship might impress your mom, but it does little to impress anyone else. No one really took Miguel Diaz-Canel seriously when he was named “president” by the Castro dictatorship. A year later, he is being taken even less seriously.

Via Martí Noticias (my translation):

Diaz-Canel’s image deteriorates among opinion leaders in the region

A poll of Latin American opinion leaders measuring the approval ratings of heads of state in the region shows a deterioration in the perception they have of Miguel Diaz-Canel.

Ipsos on Thursday published the results of a poll taken in June of high-profile media opinion leaders in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and other countries in Central America and the Caribbean.

In the case of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel’s approval rating declined from 23% in November of 2018 to 18% this summer.

Currently, the Cuban leader has a disapproval rating 66% among the most informed and influential people who shape public opinion in the region. 16% of those surveyed had no opinion of him.

Continue reading (in Spanish) HERE.

1 thought on “Poll shows Latin America holds a low regard for Cuba’s sock puppet president, Miguel Diaz-Canel”

  1. He’s too obviously a front man, and too obviously a hollow vessel, to put it poetically (which is too good for him).

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