Old Havana gets a makeover

Cuba starts restoration project to bring capital's historic buildings in state of disrepair to safe living standards.

    Cuba has started a massive restoration project of Old Havana, a neighbourhood where some buildings date back to the 17th century.

    The area is considered a World Heritage site by the UN, but many residents' homes have sunk into disrepair.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Havana.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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