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Farmers Market Bustles On Havana's Edge
A teeming open-air bazaar on Havana's outskirts has become a key hub for getting farm products to people in Cuba's capital. Produce is brought in by growers themselves and by transportation specialists who make a living by buying crops far away and hauling them to Havana.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a young man pulls his tricycle loaded with fruits and vegetables at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, farmer Abel Reyes, wearing a shirt decorated with an image of Cuba's revolutionary hero Ernesto Che Guevara, carries a sack of sweet potatoes known as boniato at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a man carries a box of tomatoes at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, banana growers wait next to their truck for customers at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, farmer Asley Cruz, 35, wears a string of garlic on his shoulders as he yells prices at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 25, 2013 photo, a merchant drives away his classic American car pulling a small trailer loaded with bananas, tomatoes and onions at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a vegetable salesman kisses another vendor at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a farmer sells bananas at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, onion vendors wait for customers at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, men rest on their truck loaded with fruits and vegetables as they wait for the 114th Street Market to open on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, onion farmers wait for customers at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, farmers wait for customers next to their 1950s Chevrolet loaded with garlic for sale at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a truck driver rests on a truck roof as he watches people buy fruit and vegetables at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, young men men push a tricycle loaded with empty boxes they use to transport produce at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a private driver rests in his truck loaded with fruits and vegetables before the 114th Street Market opens on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. Produce is brought in by growers themselves and by transportation specialists who make a living by buying crops far away and hauling them to Havana, the islands biggest and most important market. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a farmer shows his beans for sale at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
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Farmers Market Bustles On Havana's Edge

A teeming open-air bazaar on Havana's outskirts has become a key hub for getting farm products to people in Cuba's capital. Produce is brought in by growers themselves and by transportation specialists who make a living by buying crops far away and hauling them to Havana.

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