A bare tree is seen in front of the apartment blocks in Abel Santamaría, a public housing periphery of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 31 July 2008. The Cuban economic transformation (after the revolution in 1959) has changed the housing status in Cuba from a consumer commodity into a social right. In 1970s, to overcome the serious housing shortage, the Cuban state took over the Soviet Union concept of social housing. Using prefabricated panel factories, donated to Cuba by Soviets, huge public...more »
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