HAVANA, July 2nd Patrick Oppmann has reported under one of the most secretive regimes on the planet for nearly a decade. CNN is the only American television network with a bureau in Communist Cuba.
Q: First of all, what’s it like living in Cuba?
There are gas shortages, food shortages — there’s always a bit of desperation around food. We use WhatsApp lists if we’re at the market and there’s something hard to find, like eggs — we post it (on WhatsApp) so everyone knows. If they’re a really good friend, you’ll buy them extra while you are there.