Clarita Moreno and Estel Mercedes Rodriguez speak with Rodriguez's son, who lives in Hungary, as a curious Angelina Arcia, 6, attempts to get a look at the cellphone in Havana, Cuba, on Sept. 19, 2015. Cubans are increasingly using the balance of their cellphone accounts with the government's ETECSA telecommunications monopoly as a virtual currency sometimes called "el ETECSO."
Clarita Moreno and Estel Mercedes Rodriguez speak with Rodriguez's son, who lives in Hungary, as a curious Angelina Arcia, 6, attempts to get a look at the cellphone in Havana, Cuba, on Sept. 19, 2015. Cubans are increasingly using the balance of their cellphone accounts with the government's ETECSA telecommunications monopoly as a virtual currency sometimes called "el ETECSO." Al Diaz adiaz@miamiherald.com
Clarita Moreno and Estel Mercedes Rodriguez speak with Rodriguez's son, who lives in Hungary, as a curious Angelina Arcia, 6, attempts to get a look at the cellphone in Havana, Cuba, on Sept. 19, 2015. Cubans are increasingly using the balance of their cellphone accounts with the government's ETECSA telecommunications monopoly as a virtual currency sometimes called "el ETECSO." Al Diaz adiaz@miamiherald.com

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