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Economic measures supposed to ease the effects of the pandemic are increasing inequality.
A lack of hard currency mean that essential imports are in short supply.
Officials attribute problems of access to economic limitations. The reality is very different.
No evidence to support official claims that country’s advanced” science and medicine” has saved record numbers of patients.
The state steps up its assault and harassment of independent artists.
8 Dec 12
Authorities order water withheld from Calixto Martínez Arias.
8 Dec 12
Reconciliation, remembrance and the admission of crimes are all essential to making peace work, even if a settlement is reached.
30 Nov 12
Easier emigration rules don’t apply to graduates, who will have to wait five years in a move designed to slow brain drain.
28 Nov 12
Government says nothing about reported cases of dengue-fever and cholera.
27 Nov 12
On home-made craft, Cubans head for Florida or Central America despite risk of interception or drowning.
23 Nov 12
Some await trial, while many are detained for shorter periods to disrupt their work as journalists or rights activists.
20 Nov 12
"It's not looking good," official said as winds headed for shore.
20 Nov 12
As Central Americans tour Mexico, a Honduran woman is reunited with her son after nine years.
13 Nov 12
Authorities drop exit visa system, though they will still be able to block people from travelling.
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