Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.
Advanced Search
Author
Subject
Message
Special notice only

Advanced Search
  • ...pork, chicken, meats, vegetables, and eggs. It was the Latin American country with the highest fish consumption, and third in calories, with 2,682 daily. And it ranked seventh in the world in average agricultural wages, at 3 pesos a day (equivalent to dollars...
    pl@... Jul 12, 2017
  • ...and it’s not because he likes math, but rather because he has to plan out his finances down to the last cent. He studies the calorie intake a person should have in a day, not out of curiosity but so that neither him nor his wife gets sick. In Cuba, many of us...
    pl@... Apr 11, 2017
  • ...committed by agencies such as the FAO, UNHCR or ECLAC, all of which specialize in measuring parameters such as the number of daily calories ingested, the effect of climate change on human displacements, or the percentage decrease in a nation’s GDP. Their reports and...
    pl@... Feb 12, 2017
  • Fetching Sponsored Content...
  • ...percent. Tractors were abandoned in the fields, cars stalled along the roads. And most markets were bare: The average number of calories available, per capita, dropped by more than a third; the average Cuban lost about 20 pounds. While there had been shortages in...
    pl@... Aug 12, 2016
  • ...government worker is about $25 a month, and this ice cream cost at least 5 CUP or .19 US versus about 4 CUC or about $3.48 US. Calorie counting was a first world problem. Interestingly, the ice cream’s texture tasted to me to be about the same on both sides. The...
    Cubaverdad Apr 14, 2016
  • ...Fidel Castro, would collapse, too. Caloric intake fell Between 1989 and 1995 the average Cuban's daily caloric intake fell to 1,863 calories from 2,908, according to U.S. government data. By 1994, the average Cuban had lost about 20 pounds in weight due to food shortages...
    Cubaverdad Feb 4, 2016
  • ...pork, chicken, meats, vegetables, and eggs. It was the Latin American country with the highest fish consumption, and third in calorie consumption, with 2,682 daily. There was one cow per inhabitant. And the country ranked 7th in the world in average agricultural...
    Cubaverdad Dec 4, 2015
  • ...third of North Korean children were malnourished and stunted in their growth, and that daily food intake was between 700 and 1,400 calories per person, compared with a normal American's 2,000 to 2,500. Our government took no action. Obama vows U.S. response to North...
    Cubaverdad Jan 1, 2015
  • ...energy and resources. To put it in the technical language that Triana likes to whip us with: the energy performance (the number of calories obtained versus the number invested) of agricultural production secured through a Green Revolution is considerably lower than the...
    Cubaverdad Nov 16, 2014
  • ...competitions or of equipment, that's partly why we've seen a decline in athletics in Cuba." Even eating a balanced diet with all the daily calories a growing athlete needs can be difficult in Cuba. Given the shortages, some athletes have been lured away by better training facilities...
    Cubaverdad Oct 11, 2014