After Donald Trump´s unexpected victory in the US presidential elections, Cubans who were already thinking that the national outlook was looking uncertain in regard to its relationship with its powerful neighbor in the North, now seem to have reached a dead end with the president-elect.
The amended Foreign Investment Law has created new investment opportunities this year and a more attractive landscape to do business in Cuba, if it weren’t for the embargo’s extraterritorial persecution and other domestic problems which derive from national inefficiency and structures that suffocate our productive forces…
The first reason for living, for an ideal, moves many of us who were born in Cuba or were young when the Revolution triumphed. A decade after that January 1, 1959, life began to change: our leaders got comfortable with their privilege and they didn’t lend an ear to public opinion, even though they created an office with this name.
In a press conference held in mid-September, executives from Cuba’s national Oil company (CUPET) lowered public expectations which have arisen around estimates that the Australian company MEO made public about Cuba’s oil potential.
I was completely taken by surprise when two of my friends commented that the Varadero International Hotel had been demolished, in spite of the fact that the Cuban Architects and Engineers Association had denounced this measure.
If the hypothetical rule of three is used to answer this question, shall we say, to the Venezuelan government’s financial difficulties and Cuba’s own insufficient energy resources, the economic crisis will hit Cuba suddenly and it could mean the end of its revolutionary era.
Nestle Nespresso bought a container of approximately 18 tons of Cuban coffee beans, which were certified as coming from the 2015-2016 coffee harvest in Cuba, for US $90,000.
On June 28, in the middle of the Cuban Journalists Association Plenary Session, Karina Marron, the assistant director at Granma the leading government newspaper, warned those present of a social storm brewing in response to the government’s shortcomings, which doesn’t only involve oil and food shortages, as foreign media have pointed out.
On the one hand, US business people and farmers are looking to buy organic food produced on the island, while others are interested in selling Cuba genetically modified seeds and grains.
In 2013, Cuba had the honor of hosting the First International Forum on Autism and Inclusion, highlighting the Island’s excellent special needs education and the prestige of its specialists, however… Have the Cuban people, doctors and teachers received the necessary training in order to identify this disorder in children?