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Is it true that Washington’s policies have left Cubans both sick and hungry?
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.
29 Jan 16
Cubans are travelling through Mexico to get to the United States.
15 Nov 15
Press freedom cannot exist in a totalitarian system, and Cuba is no exception.
15 Nov 15
After reforms at home and a diplomatic breakthrough with Washington, many are unhappy that so little has changed for them.
4 Nov 15
Thousands brought out of retirement to try to fill staffing gaps.
20 Oct 15
Former inmates describe abuse by warders as well as poor health, sanitation and nutrition.
20 Sep 15
Rights groups say mass prisoner release includes no one jailed on political grounds.
16 Sep 15
Healthcare workers on foreign assignments have to hand over much of their pay to the Cuban government.
30 Jul 15
Screening is widely available, although mistakes still happen.
10 Jun 15
People in Santa Clara complain about massive, unexplained price rise.
29 May 15
As UNESCO event hears of increasing censorship and intimidation across Latin America, Cuban reporters talk about the especially tough environment they work in.
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