Vintage Harleys on display in Varadero, Cuba
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Bikers descend on Cuba for its first ever Harley Davidson convention

16 April 2012 Last updated at 15:08 BST

Dozens of leather-clad bikers descended on the coastal town of Varadero at the weekend for Cuba's first ever Harley Davidson convention.

Having a gathering dedicated to these icons of American engineering in the communist country would have been unthinkable 20 years ago.

Some see it as a sign of the gradual thawing of US-Cuba relations.

Marek Pruszewicz reports.