Daily Archives: February 25, 2008
Cubans Hope for More Self-Employment
Feb 22, 2008 3:20 AM (1 day ago) By WILL WEISSERT, AP
HAVANA (Map, News) – Juan Bautista Gonzalez's living room was already
crowded with customers when still more shuffled in, clutching gold
necklaces with broken clasps and bent rhinestone earrings. He knew he
would be skipping lunch again.
"If someone comes with a job,… Continue reading
Cuba's new openness: People talking publicly about economy, personal
By Doreen Hemlock | Havana Bureau
February 21, 2008
It felt like a different country.
Back in Cuba after eight months away, I found the mood had changed to a
People were saying publicly what they'd only whispered privately before.
And many urged far-reaching solutions to daily problems… Continue reading