Cuba says fuel shortage, blackouts are temporary, being fixed

Cars line-up to buy fuel at a gas station in Havana, Cuba, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban authorities sought to reassure jittery citizens this week that recent power outages and a fuel shortage were due to temporary problems that were being fixed rather than a broader decline in the economy under heavier U.S. sanctions. The Communist-run island is battling a cash crunch brought on by a decline in […]

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