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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 May 15
Almost half a million self-employed find paying in taxes a time-consuming business.
28 May 15
For many, a balanced diet with enough fruit and vegetables is just too expensive.
25 Feb 15
Rising rates of alcohol dependence among young people.
28 Dec 14
Some see thaw as “betrayal”, others as an opportunity to set conditions that Havana must meet.
19 Dec 14
Drivers have informal “conductors” to collect cash to supplement their wages.
16 Dec 14
In other countries, diesel generators are used for emergencies, but in Cuba they are part of the state's "dispersed generation" power grid.
16 Dec 14
Yoel Bencomo Martínez, who photographed images the government didn't like, gets 12 months after spending over a year in custody.
3 Feb 14
Press freedom group meets despite security service objections.
19 Dec 13
Government uses term to mean welfare provision while critics call for civil, political and economic rights.
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