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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.
5 Dec 13
As authorities warn of clampdown, traders say business should carry on as usual, eased by a bit of bribery.
22 Nov 13
Locals caught in the middle when gangs clash.
8 Nov 13
Home-made beauty products and soft drinks cost less than originals, but who knows what goes into them?
6 Nov 13
Arbitrary detentions have increased in recent months.
5 Nov 13
Ingredients often sold on the black market, leaving customers with poor-quality bread.
5 Nov 13
Change means people will be allowed to buy any goods on sale without making them any more affordable.
1 Nov 13
Security services disrupt processions in Matanzas province for more than three months.
30 Oct 13
New policy includes pay rises for local players and freedom to take up foreign contracts.
15 Oct 13
Paramedics sacked after reporting corruption and mismanagement in the ambulance service.
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