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[s] in Cuba

Hi all!

Can anyone point me to any articles/web sites about the origin of the lack of pronunciation of the letter [s] in Cuba or the rest of the Carribean? We're watching a movie in Spanish with a Cubana, and I'm having difficulty understanding her. I just want more information about the origin of this. Thanks!
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