Spuds, Peas Cut from Cuba Ration Cards

HAVANA TIMES, Nov. 7 – Cuban authorities eliminated peas and potatoes from the ration card, it was reported in the network of retail commercial establishments, noted IPS.

Previously only available through the neighborhood “bodega” stores, those products can now be freely purchased at higher prices than those subsidized by the state.

President Raul Castro has warned that government subsidies must be cut to face the hard times in the Cuban economy, affected both by internal production deficiencies and the global crisis.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day
Picture 1 of 1

Sunset from my balcony, Varadero, Cuba.  By Joel Alcala (USA).  Camera: iPhone X

Submit your pictures to our Photo of the Day section
You don’t have to be a professional photographer, just send an image (in black and white or color), with a photo caption indicating where it was taken (city and country), type of camera or cell you used, and a small description about it.
Note: it is better for our format if you send horizontal orientation pictures. Even square will work but vertical is a problem.
Send your picture with your name and birth country, or where you reside, to this email address: [email protected]