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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.
18 Sep 13
Rural community forced to pay for water deliveries.
18 Sep 13
Rock bands say they struggle to survive without official recognition.
5 Sep 13
Day-release scheme gives prisoners an income and provides extra hands for short-staffed healthcare system.
23 Aug 13
Artists have to tread carefully between self-expression and offending officials.
21 Aug 13
Committee notes detention used to “re-educate” sex workers.
16 Aug 13
Government slowly making internet more widely available, but it’s expensive and many sites are blocked.
8 Aug 13
In first report to UN committee, legal-sector NGO says police choose not to act when cases are reported.
6 Aug 13
After a 50-year ban, players win permission to play professionally abroad.
6 Aug 13
Regime opponents struggle to find means of earning a living.
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