Crossing Continents - Cuba

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Linda Pressly investigates the housing crisis in Cuba. Even before the recent hurricanes that damaged over half a million homes, perhaps the most common cause of complaint on the island was accommodation. The black market in property and building materials is thought to be huge. Linda finds out about some of the unique ways that Cubans have been finding to get around regulations to secure a new home, in a nation where it is illegal to buy and sell property.