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Empty resorts spell long crisis for Caribbean as coronavirus hits

Reuters Monday, 20 April 2020
No one is swimming in the turquoise Caribbean waters of Cuba's Varadero beach resort, nor lounging on its white, palm-fringed beaches. Its hundreds of hotels, shops and restaurants stand empty and eerily quiet.
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