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  • ...instead of the products sent by the state for “free” – that is unregulated – sales, which covered articles outside the rationing system. Although basically she did not alter the prices of the products, she committed a crime because the rigid centralized economic...
    pl@... Jul 13, 2017
  • ...documents to Reuters asked not to be named. "Cuba needs at least 70,000 bpd from Venezuela to cover its energy deficit and avoid deeper rationing. A larger or total loss of the Venezuelan supply would have a high political and financial cost for Cuba," which has been gearing...
    pl@... Jul 13, 2017
  • ...and into the provinces. Recent articles in some of these blogs have tackled local problems — everything form debilitating water rationing to cheating on state university entrance exams. And many have successfully lobbied the government for fixes. According to one blogger...
    pl@... Jul 2, 2017
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  • ...which she bought on the black market, instead of selling the products sent by the state for sale at higher prices outside the rationing system. Although she did not change the price of the goods sold at her store, she was breaking the law because Cuba's highly centralized...
    pl@... Jul 2, 2017
  • ...education are universal and free in Cuba, and citizens receive some basic food from the state through the “ration book.” But the rationing system, which decades ago covered much of the population’s needs—including underwear, shoes and children’s toys—has been...
    pl@... Jul 1, 2017
  • ...have rendered unrepeatable the slogans of biased egalitarianism espoused by the ideological discourse that justified the obsolete rationing system for food products. Haute cuisine restaurants and hotels of four or five stars, once exclusively for tourists, are now within...
    pl@... Jun 15, 2017
  • ...plunged by 40 percent since 2014, according to independent analysts. Cuban authorities have been regularly resorting to energy rationing since last year. Cuba consumes 130,000 barrels of oil a day but only produces 50,000 itself, estimates Jorge Pinon, a former oil...
    pl@... Jun 9, 2017
  • ...plunged by 40 percent since 2014, according to independent analysts. Cuban authorities have been regularly resorting to energy rationing since last year. Cuba consumes 130,000 barrels of oil a day but only produces 50,000 itself, estimates Jorge Pinon, a former oil...
    pl@... Jun 8, 2017
  • ...the exploitation of man by man. Missing in the document are topics of great interest to the population such as the elimination of rationing system, the permitting of professionals to exercise self-employment in their specialties, or human rights. Source: Castro Regime...
    pl@... May 21, 2017
  • ...some provinces, like Matanzas, the state sells food products to teachers at subsidized prices (above and beyond what is in the rationing system). If they did that, at least I would not have to sell candy,” he adds. The average salary of education professionals has...
    pl@... Apr 17, 2017