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Demand For Beer Increases In Cuba As More U.S. Tourists Visit


Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Communist Cuba has dealt with shortages of goods for decades. And now with the sudden influx of American tourists, the island is facing a new shortage. Thanks to Yankee capitalism, bars, cafes and gas stations around the country are running low on beer, which is a good thing if you're the company brewing Cuba's favorite beer. It'll need to build a new plant to keep up with the demand. And you're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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