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Tackling Cuba's Food Service BluesDecember 17, 2009Yusimi Rodriguez

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 17 – In a previous piece I wrote about the many tasks that a State gastronomy, or food service, worker has to perform in this country in order to… Continue reading

The Free Blogosphere Takes Off in Cuba

Like the sneeze of a desired flu, the alternative Cuban blogosphere continues to propagate itself. It is no longer like the bleak wasteland that displayed — if anything — a few pseudonymous pages… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 12.17.09Credit Suisse to pay $536M to U.S.The financial institution admitted to hiding illegal business it was doing with Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Burma and Libya.Bloomberg News

Credit Suisse agreed to pay $536 million to settle claims the bank… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 12.17.09Amid crisis, Cuba falls short on home-buildingThe Associated Press

HAVANA — Cuba built about 20,000 homes in 2009, meeting barely 60 percent of its modest annual construction goal and further exacerbating a severe housing crunch, the official… Continue reading

Senate backs move to boost farm trade with CubaReutersSun Dec 13, 5:27 pm ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate approved a provision on Sunday to facilitate cash sales of U.S. farm goods to Cuba, overturning restrictions by former President George… Continue reading

Cuba expands urban agriculture to outlaying areas

The upcoming implementation in eastern Las Tunas province of a project that expands urban gardening to outlaying city areas is expected to significantly increase food production.

Known as Sub-urban Agriculture, the new project… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 12.14.09Cuba fighting blogs with blogsViewing bloggers critical of the government as dangerous subversives, Cuba is fighting blog with blog.BY JUAN O. TAMAYOjtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Cuba is counter-attacking its cyber-foes with government backers calling them mercenaries and CIA agents, but… Continue reading

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