Covid-19, economic difficulties: Cubans overwhelmed by the crisis

Historic demonstrations, unprecedented since the 1959 revolution, rocked Cuba last Sunday. Behind this mobilization which took the authorities by surprise, several factors, including the economic crisis, the Covid-19 pandemic and the effect of the Internet.

In the United States, the vaccination campaign is continuing while the quantified objectives put forward by Joe Biden have not been reached. The president had promised collective immunity for the summer, but this goal is still far from being achieved. While 334 million doses have been administered, just under 50% of Americans have so far been fully vaccinated. In New York, one of the cities where the serum has been administered the most, we are now trying to convince the recalcitrant. Report from our correspondents on site, Jessica Le Masurier and Fanny Chauvin.

We’ll also talk about some subtle effects of climate change. American researchers are wondering about the changes observed in desert cacti, a now endangered species.

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