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Caribbean-Spring? Protests Erupt In Cuba Amid Food Shortages, Blackouts

• Zero Hedge

This past weekend, the latest uprising unfolded in Santiago, Cuba, about 800 kilometers (500 miles) from Havana. Hundreds of residents took to the streets, decrying hours-long power blackouts and food shortages. 

According to Reuters, Cuba has plunged into an "unprecedented economic crisis" in recent years, "stoking a record-breaking exodus that has seen upwards of 400,000 people migrate to the United States."