And In Cuba...Quarantine

THE MAN WAITS ANXIOUSLY AT HAVANA'S JOSE MARTI International Airport, scanning the arriving passengers for the courier from Miami. The life of his nine-year-old daughter, deathly ill with a cancerous tumor, hangs in the balance: the doctors have prescribed chemotherapy, but two of the five drugs needed for treatment are unobtainable in Cuba. Both medications are readily available in Miami, only a 30-minute flight away, but the 32-year-old U.S. trade embargo bars the unlicensed sale of medicine to Cuba. The father's last hope lies with an old woman who has agreed to smuggle $10,000 worth of chemotherapy drugs from Miami to...

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