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Cuba depends on tourism

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Current Event July 9, 2014

Cuba Depends on Tourism to Support Rocky Economy


Tourism in Cuba makes up 10% of the island nation's gross domestic product. If America ever lifts its ban on travel to Cuba, its expected there could be a surge of at least a million Americans visiting. But tourism also brings wage disparity to the Communist country. Those who work in the tourism industry earn much more than other professions. Listen to this public radio story to learn why tourism is important to Cuba's survival.

World History II

Story Length: 7:47

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AIR DATE: 06/26/2014


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