In Havana, Empire speaks to Reinaldo Taladrid Herrero, a former CNN anchor and journalist for Cuban radio and television, and Marc Frank, a foreign correspondent with Reuters and author of Cuban Revelations: Behind the Scenes in Havana.

They discuss the US-led embargo against Cuba and how this has affected the island nation, and how, in the words of Taladrid, Washington acts like a "dragon" towards Cuba, a "lizard".

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Source: Al Jazeera