HAVANA TIMES — Besides their monthly quota of rice, sugar and a small amount of beans or chick peas, Havana residents also receive a monthly list of “protein products” with their ration booklet. Here is the official monthly distribution info for the period February 17-23.
CHICKEN: One pound for all consumers and for those persons under doctor’s orders. Distribution concludes in the municipalities of Habana del Este and Playa; distribution continues in Boyeros, Habana Vieja, Regla and begins in Marianao.
CHICKEN FOR BEEF: (For those under doctor’s orders): (1.33 lb of chicken for 1 pound of beef, except those receiving basal formula who receive their beef): Distribution continues in Boyeros, Habana Vieja, Regla and begins in Marianao, Plaza, Playa and Centro Habana.
GROUND BEEF: (1 pound for children from 0 to 13 years): Conclude in Marianao. In the rest of the municipalities the ground beef will be substituted with a pound of chicken.
MORTADELLA (½ pound per consumer) : Distribution concludes in Cerro and Centro Habana, continues in San Miguel and Plaza and begins in Playa and Cotorro.
EGGS (5 for consumer and extra for those under doctor’s orders): Distribution concludes in Marianao and Arroyo Naranjo and continues in La Lisa, Cerro, Cotorro and Plaza.
CHICKEN for FISH (11 ounces per consumer plus 6 pounds of frozen fish with head and tail for those adults under doctor’s orders and for children’s diets from 0 to 18 as prescribed). Distribution in Playa, Cerro, La Lisa and Marianao.
Source: Empresa Provincial de Comercio La Habana