Internet users in Cuba — the few who have access to the web, that is — can now download Google's popular browser Chrome.

Google announced that it made Chrome available in Cuba on Wednesday, blaming the delay on U.S. export controls and sanctions against the communist country.

The Cuban government claims 25% of its citizens have access to the Internet, but that's assuming people that can go to a government-controlled facility. The more realistic number is 5%, according to online freedom watchdog Freedom House...


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