Could We Have Cheap Organic Foods in Cuba?

I often ask myself how far the stupidity of Cuban leaders can go, but I can never quite predict those limits – they always end up surprising me. One case in point is the recent measures taken against street vendors to try and control the price of farm products. As is customary, their solution was to restrict and limit…rather than socialize.

Cuba and its New Investment Law: From Sustainable Development to Neo-Liberalism (Part II)

To expand on my previous post dealing with the central role the concept of “sustainable development” has played in the legitimation of Cuba’s current economic policies, I now wish to delve more deeply into the traps inherent to the concept and its potential to promote neo-liberalism in the country.