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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Maikel López has a small fruit and food stall that supplies neighborhoods in Camagüey, Cuba. The stall allows residents not to have to go to crowded state markets. (Photo: R. Fernández)
25 Sep 20
The crackdown on street vendors selling basic goods means people have to join long queues in government-run shops.
(Illustration by Baleria Mena)
2 Sep 20
Low state pensions mean that older people risk exposure to the virus to make ends meet.
25 Aug 20
Activist groups struggle to overcome lack of legislation or state support.
Doctors at work at Pando Ferrer hospital in Havana, Cuba. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
7 Aug 20
Is it true that Washington’s policies have left Cubans both sick and hungry?
31 Jul 20
While Havana sends help abroad, medical staff at home are overburdened and under-resourced.
26 Jun 20
Legislation used to intimidate those highlighting government mishandling of the emergency.
25 Jun 20
Restrictions intended to prevent hoarding have just made matters worse.
3 Jun 20
Alternative therapy distributed as “protective” measure against the virus.
Santa Clara, central Cuba. (Photo: Laura Rodríguez Fuentes)
20 May 20
Difficulty accessing basic supplies has made it hard to institute social distancing and lockdown measures.
An ambulance car in Havana. (Photo: Jorge Rey/Getty Images)
30 Apr 20
Havana blamed sanctions for a derailed delivery of medical supplies. But the story doesn’t stand up.

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