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    On Special Rationed Milk and other Food Products Cubans Eat March 29, 2016 Regina Cano HAVANA TIMES — Some of us who live in Cuba have the strong feeling that our current eating habits aren’t exactly healthy. Some know this, others simply don’t even worry about it. The situation could become much worse when many […] Continue reading
    The communist failures that await Obama when he goes to Cuba Published: Mar 5, 2016 8:05 a.m. ET Ration books, worthless currency show Cubans need more economic opportunity By BARRY D. WOOD WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — As President Barack Obama prepares for his March 21 visit to Cuba, I wish he would speak to my Colombian […] Continue reading
    How Expensive is having a Child in Cuba? May 17, 2013 By Fabián Flores (Café Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — For the second consecutive year, the London-based organization Save the Children has identified Cuba as the best country in Latin America to be a mother. Reading this, I cannot but think that the author of the […] Continue reading

    Revolutionary Racism in Cuba
    June 21, 2011

    This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Associate Naomi Glassman

    Revolutionary Racism: Afro?Cubans in an Era of Economic Change

    Fidel Castro's regime enacted anti-discrimination legislation and
    redistributive reforms benefiting Afro-Cubans
    Afro-Cubans are disproportionately affected by Cuba's economic
    struggles and change
    U.S. dollars from remittances, and paladares contribute to… Continue reading

    Cuba's sour economy a threat to rationsPaul Haven ASSOCIATED PRESSHAVANA Cuba may soon be saying adios to ration books. The system that allows islanders to buy food at deeply subsidized prices each month has long been one of the central building blocks of the country's socialist system, providing everyone from surgeons to street-sweepers the same […] Continue reading
    Could Cuba be ready to get rid of ration book?By PAUL HAVEN (AP) – 11 hours ago HAVANA — Cuba may soon be saying adios to ration books. The system that allows islanders to buy food at deeply subsidized priceseach month has long been one of the central building blocks of thecountry's socialist system, providing […] Continue reading

    Journalist Proposes Cuba Ditch Ration Books
    By PAUL HAVEN
    THE Associated Press
    Published: Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 1:22 a.m.

    HAVANA | Cuba may soon be saying adios to ration books.

    The system that allows islanders to buy food at deeply subsidized prices
    each month has long been one of the central building blocks of the… Continue reading

    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE IACHR 2007CHAPTER IVCUBA I. COMPETENCE FOR OBSERVING AND EVALUATING THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN CUBA 84. The authority of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to observe the human rights situation in Cuba derives from the provisions of the OAS Charter, from the Commission's own Statute, and from its Rules of […] Continue reading
    VENEZUELAFood shortage sparks Cuba-style rationingAmid a continuing food shortage, the Venezuelan government has announceda rationing system similar to Cuba's.Posted on Sun, Feb. 24, 2008BY CASTO OCANDOEl Nuevo Herald Venezuela has adopted an unprecedented system of food rationing similarto the ration cards used in Cuba, after several months of food shortagesthat have caused popular discontent. The […] Continue reading
    Reporter to Spend Month on Cuban Rations
    By ANITA SNOW
    The Associated Press
    Thursday, May 31, 2007; 4:07 PM
     
    HAVANA — The ration book that determines most Cuban diets and that will briefly rule mine fits in my palm. Thick brown pages list amounts of foodstuffs to be checked, signed and stamped at “la bodega,” the… Continue reading
    FOOD-CUBA:Anxious About What to EatPatricia Grogg HAVANA, (IPS) – One of the main worries of the average Cuban family is food, which costs about two-thirds of their income, according to several studies. "From the time I get up and go out to work every morning, I think about what I'm going to cook for supper […] Continue reading
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