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A Timeline of Recent Events in Cuba

By VOA News July 13, 2021

April 2018: Miguel Díaz-Canel replaces Raúl Castro as president

September 2019: United States sanctions maritime firms for transporting Venezuelan oil to Cuba

March 2020: Coronavirus pandemic prompts government to halt arrivals of international air passengers

September 2020: United States bans Americans from staying at hotels owned by Cuban government

December 2020: Cuba reports economy shrank 11% in 2020

January 2021: Cuba ends dual currency system

January 2021: U.S. President Donald Trump designates Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism

February 2021: Cuba surpasses 30,000 total COVID-19 cases

April 2021: Díaz-Canel replaces Castro as head of Communist Party

April 2021: Cuba surpasses 100,000 total COVID-19 cases

June 2021: Cuba surpasses 200,000 total COVID-19 cases

July 2021: Anti-government demonstrators protest food lines, electricity cuts, lack of access to medicine

Some information for this report came from the Associated Press and Reuters

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