Havana Reshapes Informal Sector

Havana Reshapes Informal Sector

If private industry is the lifeblood of national output, then Cuba is moving out of intensive care. Maybe. Havana disclosed this week that it will legalize small- and medium-sized businesses. One major gain is that now-informal entities will eventually be able to import and export legally. The road ahead is littered with  More ►

What About Cuban Supermarkets?

What About Cuban Supermarkets?

There is no reason why grocery stores in Cuba should look much different from those elsewhere. And they do not. Cuba may have been isolated by the United States, but Havana had trade ties with other nations, including Russia and Brazil. The issue is hard currency. Cuba did have access to international product markets  More ►