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Cuban wheels: Impact of the US trade embargo

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Cuban activists in America are urging the US government to keep the pressure on the country's communist regime.

It comes after anger from Cuban exiles over the death of one of the country's leading political prisoners, who was on hunger strike.

As Matt Frei reports from Havana, restrictions on the island - like the US trade embargo - may be holding back the economy, but they have also spurred people to use their initiative.

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