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Cuban sugar harvest goes into overtime amid pandemic

Man harvesting sugar cane

REUTERS, MAY 5, 2020 HAVANA (Reuters) – Some 40 Cuban sugar mills remain open out of season despite a partial lockdown of the country, in a last-ditch effort to add foreign exchange to the government’s all-but-empty coffers. The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered tourism, a key foreign exchange earner, and undercut remittances as well as raised shipping prices for the import-dependent …

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