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German firms explore investment in Cuba

German firms explore investment in Cuba The Cuban government has unveiled a raft of investment projects in hopes to attract foreign capital. But German firms criticize the lack of support from their government, DW’s Andreas Knobloch writes from Havana. Now that Cuba’s economy has made steps to open up to foreign capital, the island’s communist […] Continue reading

Cuba struggles to attract investors despite reforms

Cuba struggles to attract investors despite reforms BY MARC FRANK HAVANA Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:29pm EDT (Reuters) – Cuba has yet to attract new foreign investors despite launching two major initiatives in the past year, a sign of the lingering caution over doing business with the communist government and its own hesitancy to follow […] Continue reading

Cuba struggles to attract investors despite reforms

Cuba struggles to attract investors despite reforms BY MARC FRANK HAVANA Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:29pm EDT (Reuters) – Cuba has yet to attract new foreign investors despite launching two major initiatives in the past year, a sign of the lingering caution over doing business with the communist government and its own hesitancy to follow […] Continue reading

Letter from Cuba – To Embargo or Not

Letter from Cuba: To Embargo or Not Is the United States’ decades-old embargo against Cuba an anachronism? Not exactly, says Michael Totten. The sanctions not only prompted Havana to admit that its decades-long experiment with communism was a failure, they have also opened the door for meaningful change on the island. By Michael J. Totten […] Continue reading

Letter from Cuba – To Embargo or Not

Letter from Cuba: To Embargo or Not Is the United States’ decades-old embargo against Cuba an anachronism? Not exactly, says Michael Totten. The sanctions not only prompted Havana to admit that its decades-long experiment with communism was a failure, they have also opened the door for meaningful change on the island. By Michael J. Totten […] Continue reading

Is Baseball Finished in Cuba?

Is Baseball Finished in Cuba? / Ivan Garcia Posted on March 26, 2014 Fidel Castro has been an effective gravedigger. He buried sugar crops and the agricultural abundance of old. Recently, Cuba had to import sugar from Brazil and the Dominican Republic to meet the consumption needs of international tourists. With this type of negative […] Continue reading

Reforms in Cuba: The Last Utopia?

Reforms in Cuba: The Last Utopia? September 2, 2013 Emilio Morales* (Cafe Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES – When Raul Castro initiated reforms aimed at transforming the Cuban economic model, Cuban and foreign experts hoped that they were finally glimpsing a change on the horizon following more than five decades of mistaken policies. However, despite having further […] Continue reading

Where Is Cuba Going?

Where Is Cuba Going? By JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN Published: September 20, 2012 17 Comments On the plane, something odd but also vaguely magical-seeming happened: namely, nobody knew what time it was. Right before we landed, the flight attendant made an announcement, in English and Spanish, that although daylight saving time recently went into effect in […] Continue reading

New Tariffs in the Regime’s Hunt for Hard Currency

New Tariffs in the Regime's Hunt for Hard Currency / Iván García Iván García, Translator: Unstated When a government's finances are in the red, everything's a big rush. So they usually rush to grab the scissors. And butcher public expenditures. Or raise taxes. Which is what the government of General Raúl Castro is doing. With […] Continue reading

On the road in Cuba, tales of woe and yearning

Posted on Tue, Apr. 10, 2012 12:38 PM On the road in Cuba, tales of woe and yearningKevin G. HallMcClatchy Newspapers ON THE CARRETERA CENTRAL, Cuba — "Subanse," climb aboard, I said repeatedly, pulling the right wheels of my eight-seat van off the dangerous two-lane highway that snakes hundreds of miles across an island considered [...] Continue reading
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