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Cuba’s Economy Was Hurting. The Pandemic Brought a Food Crisis.

On Sep 21, 2020
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The island was able to control the coronavirus, but the dearth of tourists in the pandemic’s wake strangled an economy already damaged by mismanagement and U.S. sanctions.

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Cuba’s Economy Was Hurting. The Pandemic Brought a Food Crisis.

Cuba’s Economy Was Hurting. The Pandemic Brought a Food Crisis.

The island was able to control the coronavirus, but the dearth of tourists in the pandemic’s wake strangled an economy already damaged by mismanagement and U.S. sanctions.

Cuba Is Staying Strong

Cuba Is Staying Strong

The island nation’s stark isolation has been helpful for containing the coronavirus, hard on its troubled economy. One photographer’s wanderings captured Cuba’s beauty—and the resilience of ...

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new ...

In Its Fight with Venezuela, the Trump Administration Takes Aim at Cuba

In Its Fight with Venezuela, the Trump Administration Takes Aim at Cuba

After failing to bring down the Maduro regime, the White House has turned its attention to Cuba, which it blames for the Venezuelan President’s survival.

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds

Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his...

Feature: Cuba develops first e-commerce platform to promote post-pandemic tourism

Feature: Cuba develops first e-commerce platform to promote post-pandemic tourism

(Xinhua/Zhu Wanjun) As part of the computerization process of the Cuban society, more than 3.7 million people on the island have accessed mobile Internet since December 2018 after the ...

Cuba’s Welcome to a Covid-19-Stricken Cruise Ship Reflects a Long Pattern of Global Humanitarian Commitment

Cuba’s Welcome to a Covid-19-Stricken Cruise Ship Reflects a Long Pattern of Global Humanitarian Commitment

“Thank you, Cuba…. We will never ever forget that you reached out to us when absolutely nobody, and I mean nobody, else would.’’

Food and Cash Shortages Push Cubans Toward Permissionless Cryptocurrencies

Food and Cash Shortages Push Cubans Toward Permissionless Cryptocurrencies

A number of Cubans are resorting to cryptocurrencies to curb inflation and the country’s first P2P exchange Qbita launched in April.

Sanctions on Cuba will only slow regime change

Sanctions on Cuba will only slow regime change

The island’s communist dictatorship can blame America for shortages

Cuba: Go or no? The answer is more complicated than you might think

Cuba: Go or no? The answer is more complicated than you might think

The island nation is always, it seems, buffeted by economic winds and political turmoil yet it manages to survive. Here’s what doesn’t change: the welcoming warmth of its people.

10 most unique things to do in Cuba

10 most unique things to do in Cuba

There are plenty of unique thing to do in Cuba. Whether you are interested in culture or you are a nature fanatic, this post got you covered.