Traffic disruption in Havana
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Millions of Cubans left without electricity after power failure

10 September 2012 Last updated at 17:16 BST

Large areas of Cuba were plunged into darkness on Sunday night due to a massive power failure which left millions of people without electricity.

In Havana, traffic was disrupted and thousands chose to spend the night outside as the heat inside their homes became intolerable.

MarĂ­a E Dupin reports