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Laura Rodríguez Fuentes

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Illustration by Baleria Mena
Laura Rodríguez Fuentes
7 Jan 21
Economic measures supposed to ease the effects of the pandemic are increasing inequality.
Since the arrival of the pandemic in Cuba, the country has been experiencing a worsening shortage of basic products, which translates into longer queues than usual. (Photo: L. R. Fuentes)
Laura Rodríguez Fuentes
15 Oct 20
New measures mean that only those with access to hard currency can obtain essential goods.
Laura Rodríguez Fuentes
25 Aug 20
Activist groups struggle to overcome lack of legislation or state support.
Laura Rodríguez Fuentes
25 Jun 20
Restrictions intended to prevent hoarding have just made matters worse.
Santa Clara, central Cuba. (Photo: Laura Rodríguez Fuentes)
Cynthia de la Cantera, Laura Rodríguez Fuentes, Fernando Donate
20 May 20
Difficulty accessing basic supplies has made it hard to institute social distancing and lockdown measures.