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Cuba shuts down private cinemas

3 November 2013 Last updated at 03:19 GMT

Cuba has ordered the immediate closure of dozens of privately-run cinemas and video-game salons.

The government said they were never authorised, and that it needed to bring "order" to the management of independent businesses.

The Communist island recently relaxed restrictions on the private sector.

Sarah Rainsford reports from Havana.

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