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Cheap Oil Hits Cuba Hard

August 23rd, 2016

Episode 597 of 679 episodes

The low oil price is hitting livelihoods and communities around the world. Will Grant reports from Havana, Cuba where the flow of cheap crude from Venezuela is drying up. Presenter Rob Young speaks to Latin America analyst Richard Feinberg of the Brookings Institution about what the looming energy crisis might mean for the Cuban government. Meanwhile Regan Morris has been to Bakersfield, California where the donkeys have stopped nodding, and many angry former oil workers are throwing their lot in with Donald Trump. (Picture: Man rests in Havana; Credit: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images)

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