Delia Barroso, 102, blows out the candles on her birthday cake at a party in Havana. Photo: AFP

Cuba is home to 2,000 people who have lived for over a century, a trend that is puzzling experts

  • There are currently 2,070 centenarians in Cuba – a country where the average life expectancy is 79.5 years and public monthly salaries are about US$30
  • People point to the family-oriented culture of Cubans as a possible answer to a trend that has puzzled experts, some of whom doubt the accuracy of the centenarian population
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Delia Barroso, 102, blows out the candles on her birthday cake at a party in Havana. Photo: AFP
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