Demand For Beer Increases In Cuba As More U.S. Tourists Visit With the sudden influx of Americans, the island is facing a shortage. Thanks to "Yanqui" capitalism, bars, cafes and gas stations across the country are running low on beer.

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

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

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With the sudden influx of Americans, the island is facing a shortage. Thanks to "Yanqui" capitalism, bars, cafes and gas stations across the country are running low on beer.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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.

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