Cuba music: Anti-communist song goes viral

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    A song about hardship under communism has gone viral in Cuba, something that would have been unheard of when Fidel Castro was in power.

    Some of the country’s biggest music stars collaborated on the project, using lyrics that are direct and provocative.

    Analysts say it is proof times are changing.

    Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports.

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    In This Story: Cuba

    Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba is a country comprising the island of Cuba, as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.

    Since 1965, the state has been governed by the Communist Party of Cuba. The country was a point of contention during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, and a nuclear war nearly broke out during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.

    Culturally, Cuba is considered part of Latin America.

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