International Tourists Flock to Cuba’s Secluded Beaches Amid Pandemic

Alejandro Jaime, director general at Memories Flamenco hotel, said that Cuba is one of the safest destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean due to the strength of the island's health system.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Claude Paquette, a Canadian tourist from Montreal, starts his day with a morning coffee and a beautiful view of the ocean at Cuba's Jardines del Rey seaside resort in the central province of Ciego de Ávila, some 520 km east of Havana.

Like him, thousands of tourists continue arriving on the island as the country is stepping up efforts to help the economy recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 62-year-old, who traveled with his wife and a couple of friends, said he feels safe in the Caribbean nation, thanks . . .

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