Nick Miroff, Washington Post
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MEXICO CITY — Cuba is giving parental leave to the grandparents of newborns, the country's latest attempt to reverse its sagging birthrate and defuse a demographic time bomb.
The island already has one of the most generous parental leave policies in the Americas, allowing mothers and fathers to take more than a year off from work at partial pay. The new decree extends those benefits to maternal and paternal grandparents.
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|2/22/17||U.S. senators say Cuba's Castro keen to continue detente
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|2/22/17||Countdown begins for Raúl Castro’s retirement next year
Mimi Whitefield and Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald