Cuban Doctors, Proletarian Internationalism Distorted into Big Business

Dollars sent to aid workers in Venezuela are being photographed in Cuba to prevent counterfeiting. The online daily Diario de Cuba recently published a photo of several Cuban doctors surrounded by LED televisions in an airport waiting room. Both of these photos are the subtle faces of a large business: exporting labor with the label “Proletarian internationalism”.

Currency Unification in Today’s Cuba

The Cuban people’s longing for a single currency became surprisingly apparent during the debates being held about constitutional reform, when opinions were made public, calling for an article that endorses the Cuban Peso as the country’s single currency. Joaquin Pujol talks about what he classifies as “the most commented and long-awaited economic decision in Cuban history.”