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Exorbitant prices cause many complaints as restaurants reopen in Cuba

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Sure, I'd like to sit down, but I can't (...) my salary can't afford these prices," 30-year-old Carcache says, directing his gaze toward the terrace of "Bom Apetite" restaurant, where some 20 people chat, drink and eat tapas.

Under strict social distancing and health control measures, restaurants and bars in 8 of Cuba's 15 provinces reopened 2 weeks ago, after being closed since January due to the coronavirus.

But, after the joy over the news, came the harsh reality: exorbitant prices that led many to post photos of their receipts along . . .

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