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While Havana sends help abroad, medical staff at home are overburdened and under-resourced.
Legislation used to intimidate those highlighting government mishandling of the emergency.
Difficulty accessing basic supplies has made it hard to institute social distancing and lockdown measures.
Havana blamed sanctions for a derailed delivery of medical supplies. But the story doesn’t stand up.
New IWPR manual aims to debunk prejudices and inspire fresh approaches.
17 Oct 12
Parents remove children from unsanitary wards as staff struggle to cope.
17 Oct 12
Availability of basic items limited by cumbersome state rationing and distribution system.
11 Oct 12
Agreement to hold talks is important, but fighting continues and there is massive distrust between government and rebel guerrillas.
1 Oct 12
Medical students drafted in to help with health checks in Cienfuegos.
1 Oct 12
Cuban capital’s drainage systems badly need repairs.
26 Sep 12
Detained journalist says security service men promised to “eliminate” Hablemos Press.
25 Sep 12
Press rights group highlights absurdity of arresting Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias for reporting on matters of public interest.
19 Sep 12
Housing procedures are complex and protracted, but can be helped along with a bribe.
15 Sep 12
Incoming leader had previously failed to set out clear position on war on drugs.
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