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
Impressions of Cuba: an educated and cultured people, but a feeble economyBy Joel Kramer | Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
HAVANA — We'll call her Elena, to protect her from retribution from her government. I don't know if we really need… 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