By Elio Delgado

HAVANA TIMES, April 22 -Cuba isn’t Ireland or Idaho, but potatoes are considered a staple in the local diet and they are distributed at a subsidized price through the rationing system. Currently the year’s main spud harvest is underway and Havana Times brings you a photo report from the fields and distribution points.

Cuba Potato Harvest Spring 2009
Cuba Potato Harvest Spring 2009

Cuba Potato Harvest Spring 2009
Cuba Potato Harvest Spring 2009

Neighborhood “bodega” where people purchase rationed staple products at subsidized prices.
Neighborhood “bodega” where people purchase rationed staple products at subsidized prices.

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