Supplies of important medicines on the State’s drugstore network have been lacking for a good while; but now, you can really feel it.
I was surprised because with shortages of cleaning products and water in some parts of the capital, the situation hasn’t been that dire.
With all this information, it is logical that there is concern in Cuba. Before it was concern, but now that several cases have been confirmed, it is fear.
A few days ago at a store in the Chibas neighborhood of Havana, “Fami” detergent went on sale outside the rationing system.. this is what happened.
For years there have been energy-saving campaigns in Cuba’s national media. Drop by drop, it’ll surely run out, we’re told over and over again.
I was recently speaking to a childhood friend of mine and memories of the Christmas holidays came flashing back.
I really didn’t believe it, the king and queen of Spain came to Cuba to fulfill a busy program.
Cuba’s transport crisis today isn’t news. We’ve been dealing with this evil for years, and there are generations of Cubans that don’t know any better. In the past, it’s been a shortage of buses, spare parts, not enough drivers, etc.
Just a few days ago, I bore witness to a horrible scene. I was crossing the Cathedral Plaza in Havana when I saw how a woman speaking to a very small girl. She pointed to a group of Spanish tourists and egged her on to ask them for some candy or money.
Communication technology is of vital importance anywhere in the world right now. Mobile phones aren’t new though, they’ve been forming a part of our lives for years now.