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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.
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.
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.
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