In this Aug 16, 2012 photo, a nurse checks the blood pressure of patient Niurka Rodriguez, who is eight months pregnant at a government run neighborhood clinic in Havana, Cuba. Cuba's system of free ... more 
In this Aug 16, 2012 photo, a nurse checks the blood pressure of patient Niurka Rodriguez, who is eight months pregnant at a government run neighborhood clinic in Havana, Cuba. Cuba's system of free medical care, long considered a birthright by its citizens and trumpeted as one of the communist government's great successes, is not immune to cutbacks under Raul Castro's drive for efficiency. The health sector has already endured millions of dollars in budget cuts and tens of thousands of layoffs, and Castro is looking for more ways to save. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Franklin Reyes
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 10:30 AM EDT