Cubans hit with huge tax increases

Customs tax on baggage and cargo skyrocket for all those entering the country.

    Arriving in Cuba has just become a lot more expensive for both residents and tourists who carry more than 35kg of luggage.

    Customs tax has skyrocketed on some items from the equivalent of $1.8 to $10 per kilo.

    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

    The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

    A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.