Chris Vazquez

Cuba: Trouble in Paradise

In October, Ceiba Investments became the first Cuba- focused fund to ever be listed on the London Stock Exchange, raising $39 million in its first day of trading. Launched in 2001, Ceiba is the dominant foreign investor in Cuban real estate assets, managing a portfolio focused primarily on the tourism-related and commercial real estate sectors of the economy.

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Havana Is Not Your Hipster Playground

For the community of young Cuban Americans of which I am a part, going to Havana and seeing the contradictions for ourselves is shocking. It pains us to see the gorgeous architecture now filthy and reduced to rubble. The spirit and “cuban-nes” of the people livens our souls, but it breaks our hearts to see them living the way they have to.

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