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Birthrate Increase in Cuba in 2009

 

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Cuba's birthrate has been decreasing steadily for years provoking a population decrease. Aging and reduced fertility are the chief causes of the continued decline in the Cuban population
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Patrick Hemingway, right, visits the former home of his grandfather Ernest Hemingway in Finca Vigia, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Cuba's National Cultural Heritage Council said Thursday that marine scientists on a tour with the author's grandsons wouldn't be able to see the authors fishing logs but will work to let researchers see them eventually.

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John and Patrick Hemingway, the grandsons of Ernest Hemingway, bottom right, arrive in a boat to Cojimar, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Along with a team of U.S. researchers, the Hemingway brothers are on a five-day mission to leverage their famous name to encourage closer ties between the United States and Cuba and, hopefully, open the way for scientists to gain access to the writer's fishing logs, a long-concealed and potentially valuable source of knowledge about the area's massive predatory game fish.

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