Providing the most basic public services has always been complicated in Cuba, which is dominated by repressive communism.
However, the passage of Hurricane Ivan through the island hit even harder the already weak structure that provides electric power to its provinces, causing service outages that, in several places, even lasted for several days.
Anger did not take long to appear. Localities in Havana, such as the district of Playa, were the scene at the end . . .