Cuba Has Shortages of Just About Everything.... Except Condoms. Cubans Get Creative w/Condoms
The Cuban government sells the Chinesemade rubbers three-for-a-penny at pharmacies and snack bars, cheap enough for anyone to afford. The island has shortages of just about everything else though, thanks to five decades of US sanctions and a ruinous state-run economy. It should come as no surprise, then, that enterprising Cubans have found all sorts of recreational and industrial applications for their condoms that have nothing to do with birth control."
Including being used for fishing (see photo above), read more here.