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ENTREPRENEURIAL CUBA: THE CHANGING POLICY LANDSCAPE

ENTREPRENEURIAL CUBA: THE CHANGING POLICY LANDSCAPE

 Archibald R.M. Ritter and Ted A. Henken

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 CLICK HERE TO READ THE INTRODUCTION:  Cuba’s Chabging Policy Landscape” 

“A provocative, compelling, and essential read. The ethnographic work alone is worth the price of admission.” John W. Cotman, Howard University

“A multifaceted analysis of Cuban economic activity…. Ritter and Henken paint a lively picture of daily life in entrepreneurial Cuba.” Julia Sweig, Council on Foreign Relations

 SUMMARY

During the presidency of Raúl Castro, Cuba has dramatically reformed its policies toward small private enterprises. Archibald Ritter and Ted Henken consider why—and to what effect.

After reviewing the evolution of policy since 1959, the authors contrast the approaches of Fidel and Raúl Castro and explore in depth the responses of Cuban entrepreneurs to the new environment. Their work, rich in ethnographic research and extensive interviews, provides a revealing analysis of Cuba’s fledgling private sector.

THE AUTHORS

 Archibald R.M. Ritter is distinguished research professor of economics and international  affairs at Carleton University.

Ted A. Henken is associate professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Baruch College, CUNY.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Cuba’s Changing Policy Landscape.
  • The Small-Enterprise Sector.
  • Revolutionary Trajectories and Strategic Shifts, 1959–1990.
  • The “Special Period,” 1990–2006.
  • Policy Reform Under Raúl Castro, 2006–2014.
  • The Movement Toward Non-Agricultural Cooperatives.
  • The Underground Economy.
  • The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of the Paladar, 1993–2013.
  • The Future of Small Enterprise in Cuba.
  • Appendix 1: Timeline of Small Enterprise Under the Revolution.
  • Appendix 2: 201 Legalized Self-Employment Occupations.

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News and Articles, May 30 – June 5, 2011

The Voice of Russia, May 31: Oil matters more tan communism http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/05/31/51071843.html

Cuba Standard.Com, May 31: Gran Caribe merging two hotels http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/30/gran-caribe-merging-two-hotels/

El Nuevo Herald, 31 de mayo: Empresarios exiliados dispuestos a invertir en Cuba con respaldo legal http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/30/951706/empresarios-exiliados-dispuestos.html

LAHT, May 31: Cuban Government Daily Rails Against Bureaucracy http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=395379&CategoryId=14510

Granma, 31 de mayo: Pensar y actuar en correspondencia con el escenario concreto http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/05/31/nacional/artic04.html

BBC, May 30: Cuba battles worsening drought (video): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13598078

Palabra Nueva, mayo: No es fácil cambiar, pero lo hice http://www.palabranueva.net/contens/pag_sociedad3.html

Ahora.cu, 30 de mayo: Cuba to Build New Oil Refinery http://www.ahora.cu/english/sections/national/4352-cuba-to-build-new-oil-refinery.html

Calgary Herald, May 30: Oil find could end Cuba trade embargo http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/find+could+Cuba+trade+embargo/4860572/story.html

Granma, 30 de mayo: Siete pilares para vender alimentos http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/05/30/nacional/artic02.html

Cubanet, 30 de mayo: Lectores y cuentapropistas http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/lectores-y-cuentapropistas/

Granma, 30 de mayo: Muebles sanitarios y azulejos acumulados http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/05/30/nacional/artic01.html

Diario de Cuba, 30 de mayo: Expertos: El aumento del nivel del mar es la principal amenaza para Cuba http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/5015-expertos-el-aumento-del-nivel-del-mar-es-la-principal-amenaza-para-cuba

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News and Articles, May 23 – 29, 2011

Havana Times, May 29: Reading Cuba’s New Reform Guidelines (I) http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=44540

Diario de Cuba, 29 de mayo: Entre la espada y la pared http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4992-entre-la-espada-y-la-pared

The Miami Herald, May 29: 50 years after Trujillo’s death, Dominican Republic thrives as Cuba languishes http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/29/2238997/50-years-after-trujillos-death.html

Globe and Mail, May 28: Landing on the green in Castro’s Cuba http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/americas/landing-on-the-green-in-castros-cuba/article2035180/

AP, May 27: Cuba announces tax break for private business http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jFRSfiW76ymvJDtilraW-f76IzYw?docId=90e5ad87dd1247ceae683f1be6bbcb20

El Nuevo Herald, 27 de mayo: Promueven ley contra empresas
que ayuden a Cuba http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/27/950146/promueven-ley-contra-empresas.html

Cubanet, 27 de mayo: Levantar cabeza http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/levantar-cabeza/

El País, 27 de mayo: El Congreso del PCC y la economía cubana http://www.elpais.com/articulo/opinion/Congreso/PCC/economia/cubana/elpepiopi/20110526elpepiopi_11/Tes

EFE, 27 de mayo: Cuba autoriza más capacidad a “paladares” y estimula contratación de empleados http://ve.noticias.yahoo.com/cuba-autoriza-capacidad-paladares-estimula-contrataci%C3%B3n-empleados-142500062.html

Café Fuerte, 27 de mayo: Censo 2010: 1.8 millones de cubanos viven en EE.UU. http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/27/censo-2010-1-8-millones-de-cubanos-viven-en-estados-unidos/

China Daily, May 27: Chinese VP to visit Italy, Cuba, Uruguay, Chile http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-05/27/content_12593967.htm

Cubanet, 27 de mayo: Crisis de agua http://www.cubanet.org/noticias/crisis-de-agua/

Radio Martí, 26 de mayo: Cuba, oportunidad para mercados mayoristas http://www.martinoticias.com/noticias/Cuba-oportunidad-para-mercados-mayoristas-122654629.html

Reuters, 26 de mayo: Cuba alista geólogos ante inminente perforación crudo en Golfo http://mx.reuters.com/article/topNews/idMXN2623495820110526

El Nuevo Herald, 26 de mayo: Publican en España libro sobre inversiones en la isla http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/25/948452/publican-en-espana-un-libro-sobre.html

El Nuevo Herald, 26 de mayo: Construyen primer edificio “ahorrador” con apoyo de Noruega y la ONU http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/26/948647/construyen-primer-edificio-ahorrador.html

IPS, May 25: Rainy Season Off to a Poor Start http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=55784

Cubaencuentro, 25 de mayo: ¿Actualizando la actualización? http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/cuba-actualizando-la-actualizacion-263214#disqus_thread

El Nuevo Herald, 25 de mayo: Raúl Castro sustituye al ministro de Comercio Interior y nombra a una mujer http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/25/947828/raul-castro-sustituye-al-ministro.html

Havana Times, May 25: Cuba Receives Some Much Needed Water http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=44188

The New York Times, May 24: Revolutionary Cuba Now Lays Sand Traps for the Bourgeoisie http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/25/world/americas/25cuba.html?src=mv&ref=world

Reuters, May 24: New entrepreneurs on the rise in socialist Cuba http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/24/us-cuba-reform-entrepreneurs-idUSTRE74N6NL20110524

LAHT, May 24: Mexican Agriculture Secretary Leads Trade Mission to Cuba http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=394731&CategoryId=14091

Havana Times, May 24: A Look at Cuba’s Railroad System http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=44118

Bloomberg Businessweek, May 23: Cuba: 1K shops freely selling building materials http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9ND8TP00.htm

Café Fuerte, 23 de mayo: La guayaba de cartón: pasta dental con aire … y alégrate http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/23/la-guayaba-de-carton-pasta-dental-con-aire-y-alegrate/

IPS, 23 de mayo: Moderado inicio de temporada lluviosa http://www.ipsnoticias.net/nota.asp?idnews=98228

Cubanet, 23 de mayo: Dificultades a granel http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/dificultades-a-granel/

Granma, 23 de mayo: En sus marcas, listos … ¿dónde están los materiales? http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/05/23/nacional/artic01.html

Cubaencuentro, 23 de mayo: Cuba registra sismo de de 3,2 grados http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/noticias/cuba-registra-sismo-de-3-2-grados-263130

 

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News and Articles, May 16 – 22, 2011

La Jornada, 22 de mayo: Cuba ¿profundizar el socialismo? http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/05/22/index.php?section=politica&article=024a1pol

INS Online, May 22: Cuban Envoy offers help to Pakistan in the area of bio-technology http://www.onlinenews.com.pk/details.php?id=179471

The Miami Herald, May 22: New US rules promise legal Cuba travel for many http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/21/2227671/new-us-rules-promise-legal-cuba.html

Juventud Rebelde, 22 de mayo: Agua que no cae del cielo http://www.juventudrebelde.cu/cuba/2011-05-21/agua-que-no-cae-del-cielo/

Diario de Cuba, 21 de mayo: Menos carne y leche http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4864-menos-carne-y-leche

Cuba Standard, May 21: Mexican agribusiness delegation in Cuba http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/21/mexican-agribusiness-delegation-in-cuba/

Café Fuerte, 21 de mayo: Más de 309 mil cubanos ejercen ya como trabajadores privados http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/21/mas-de-309-mil-cubanos-ejercen-ya-como-trabajadores-privados/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Keys Net, May 21: Clinton’s help sought in stopping Cuba oil drilling south of the Keys, slated to start in September http://www.keysnet.com/2011/05/21/341561/clintons-help-sought-in-stopping.html

Granma, 21 de mayo: Lo económico y los cambios de mentalidad en los métodos y estilos de trabajo: columna vertebral del análisis http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/05/21/nacional/artic04.html

Cuba Headlines, May 21: Cuba Latest Hot Spot  for Tourism http://www.cubaheadlines.com/2011/05/21/31421/cuba_latest_hot_spot_for_tourism.html

Antigua Observer, May 21: PM Spencer on oficial visit to Caricom, Cuba http://www.antiguaobserver.com/?p=58902

Diario Vasco, 20 de mayo: Cuba actualizará sistema tributario de acuerdo con nuevas reformas económicas http://www.diariovasco.com/agencias/20110521/economia/cuba-actualizara-sistema-tributario-acuerdo_201105210613.html

Western Farm Press, May 20: Expanded U.S. farm exports to Cuba on horizon http://westernfarmpress.com/government/expanded-us-farm-exports-cuba-horizon

Financial Times, May 20: Cuba cracks down on “Guayabera” crime http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a5606c0c-8074-11e0-adca-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1MuHxyJF3

Havana Times, May 20: Cuba’s Reforms and Worker Participation http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=43980

Cuba Headlines, May 20: Business Opportunities in Cuba Explored in London http://www.cubaheadlines.com/2011/05/20/31399/business_opportunities_in_cuba_explored_in_london.html

Cuba Standard.Com, May 20: Gold mine in Eastern Cuba to re-open http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/20/gold-mine-to-re-open-in-eastern-cuba/

El Universal, May 19: USD 1.69 billion of Fonden has gone to plans with Cuba http://english.eluniversal.com/2011/05/19/usd-169-billion-of-fonden-has-gone-to-plans-with-cuba.shtml

Cuba Standard. Com, May 19: Nickel price rally stalls, Outlook down http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/19/nickel-price-rally-stalls-outlook-down/

Examiner. Com, May 19: Senate Democrats: OK for Cuba to drill in Gulf, but not U.S. http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-spokane/senate-democrats-ok-for-cuba-to-drill-gulf-but-not-u-s

Cuba Standard.Com, May 19: Keystone project of big wáter system completed in time http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/19/keystone-reservoir-of-big-water-system-to-begin-operating/

ONE, mayo: Inversiones en cifras. Cuba 2010 http://www.one.cu/publicaciones/04industria/Inversiones%20en%20Cifras%20Cuba%202010/Inversiones%20en%20Cifras%20Cuba%202010.pdf

Diario de Cuba, 19 de mayo: El régimen ha recortado drásticamente las inversiones en educación y salud desde 2005 http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4829-el-regimen-ha-recortado-drasticamente-las-inversiones-en-educacion-y-salud-desde-2005

El Nuevo Herald, 19 de mayo: Pozos de aguas profundas de Cuba pueden sextuplicar producción de petróleo http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/18/943335/pozos-de-aguas-profundas-de-cuba.html

Cubaencuentro, 18 de mayo: Cuba, catástrofe demográfica http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/cuba-catastrofe-demografica-262948

Cubanet, 18 de mayo: Sin motivos para celebrar http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/sin-motivos-para-celebrar/

Bloomberg, May 18: Cuba Deep Water Wells May Boost Oil Output Six-Fold, Pinon Says http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-18/cuba-deep-water-wells-may-boost-oil-output-six-fold-pinon-says.html

Diario de Cuba, 18 de mayo: Tribunal de UE rechaza un recurso de Habanos S. A. que pedía anular la marca Kiowa http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4813-tribunal-de-la-ue-rechaza-un-recurso-de-habanos-s-que-pedia-anular-la-marca-kiowa

Reuters, May 17: Cuban oil rig set to cause waves in Washington http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/18/us-cuba-usa-rig-idUSTRE74H0L220110518

Cuba Headlines, May 17: Cuba and Norway Sign Cooperation Agreements http://www.cubaheadlines.com/2011/05/18/31361/cuba_and_norway_sign_cooperation_agreements.html

Cuba Standard, May 17: Cuban crewmen safe after sinking http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/17/cuban-crewmen-safe-after-sinking/

Granma, 17 de mayo: Celebrada reunión del Consejo de Ministros http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/05/17/nacional/artic05.html

Diario de Cuba, 17 de mayo: El problema agrario http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4790-el-problema-agrario

Cubaencuentro, 17 de mayo: ¿Qué pasó con la participación de los trabajadores en el VI Congreso? http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/que-paso-con-la-participacion-de-los-trabajadores-en-los-lineamientos-del-vi-congreso-262885

AOL, 17 de mayo: Erario cubano comienza a ver resultados de reformas http://noticias.aollatino.com/2011/05/17/cuba-reforma-erario-publico/

Cubaencuentro, 17 de mayo: Semanario oficialista dice que los cuentapropistas se unen a sindicatos http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/noticias/semanario-oficialista-dice-que-los-cuentapropistas-se-unen-a-sindicatos-262930

DPA, 16 de mayo: Cuba intenta despedir a sus funcionarios sin dejar a nadie ‘desamparado” https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=2&ik=7baaf9f737&view=att&th=12ffeb5013e2e643&attid=0.1&disp=inline&zw

Reuters, May 16: Cuba further loosens regulations for private sector http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/17/us-cuba-reform-idUSTRE74G09620110517

The New York Times, May 16: Oil Spill Panel’s Chairman Says His Push for Cuba Talks Irked Obama Admin http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2011/05/16/16greenwire-oil-spill-panels-chairman-says-his-push-for-cu-50005.html

The Sacramento Bee, 16 de mayo: Initial interest in Cuba’s economic roadmap quickly turns to indifference http://www.sacbee.com/2011/05/16/3629770/initial-interest-in-cubas-economic.html

Diario de Cuba, 16 de mayo: Campesinos privados piden eliminar el monopolio estatal del comercio agrícola http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4756-campesinos-privados-piden-eliminar-el-monopolio-estatal-del-comercio-agricola

 

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News and Articles, May 9 – 15, 2011

El Universal, 15 de mayo: México resana nexo comercial con Cuba http://mx.noticias.yahoo.com/m%C3%A9xico-resana-nexo-comercial-cuba-050853386.html

AP, May 15: New rules usher in a tasty comeback for Cuban food http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110515/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/cb_cuba_restaurant_revolution

El Nuevo Herald, 14 de mayo: Hoja de ruta económica crea muchas dudas http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/13/941359/hoja-de-ruta-economica-crea-muchas.html

El Nuevo Herald, 14 de mayo: Decrece la población cubana en el 2010 http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/14/941470/decrece-la-poblacion-cubana-en.html

AP, 14 de mayo: Florecen los restaurantes privados en Cuba http://es.finance.yahoo.com/noticias/Florecen-restaurantes-ap-2124059919.html?x=0

Cubaencuentro, 14 de mayo: “Habrá hasta barcos y cruceros que vincularán” Cuba y México, dice Alarcón http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/noticias/habra-hasta-barcos-y-cruceros-que-vincularan-cuba-y-mexico-dice-alarcon-262810

Sun Sentinel, May 13: Cuba explains offshore drilling plan http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/nationworld/fl-bc-cuba-oil-20110513,0,4120791.story

NPR, May 13: Cuba’s Hunt For Oil Raises Questions For The US http://www.npr.org/2011/05/13/135996125/cubas-hunt-for-oil-raises-questions-for-u-s

The Guatemala Times, May 12: Has Cuba Lost its Last Chance? http://www.guatemala-times.com/opinion/syndicated/latin-america-the-new-new-world/2299-has-cuba-lost-its-last-chance-.html

El Nuevo Herald, 12 de mayo: Divorcios en Cuba se han triplicado en últimas décadas http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/11/939247/divorcios-en-cuba-se-han-triplicado.html

Café Fuerte, 12 de mayo: Censo: Hay 1.2 millones de cubanos en la Florida http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/12/censo-hay-1-2-millones-de-cubanos-en-la-florida/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

The Miami Herald, May 12: Black economist says Cuba needs affirmative action http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/12/2213836/black-economist-says-cuba-needs.html

Blog de Esteban Morales, 9 de mayo: Frente a los retos del color como parte del debate por el socialismo http://estebanmoralesdominguez.blogspot.com/2011/05/frente-los-retos-del-color-como-parte.html

IPS, May 11: A Sugar Boost for the Cuban Economy http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=55586

Juventud Rebelde, 11 de mayo: Para solidificar el control económico http://www.juventudrebelde.cu/cuba/2011-05-11/para-solidificar-el-control-economico/

Cubanet, 11 de mayo: Venturas y desventuras del turismo http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/venturas-y-desventuras-del-turismo/

Stabroek News, May 11: Cuba’s development after the Congress http://www.stabroeknews.com/2011/opinion/editorial/05/11/cuba%E2%80%99s-development-after-the-congress/

Radio Cadena Agramonte, May 10:  Cuba Fosters Export of Goods and Services to South Africa http://www.cadenagramonte.cu/english/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5579:cuba-fosters-export-of-goods-and-services-to-south-africa&catid=2:cuba&Itemid=14

Reuters, May 10: Cuba to outline oil plans at drilling conference http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/10/cuba-oil-idUSN1026232420110510

Cuba Standard, May 10: Imperial reports rise in Habanos sales http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/10/imperial-reports-rise-in-habanos-sales/

Café Fuerte, 10 de mayo: 30 medidas que impactarán la vida de los cubanos http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/10/30-medidas-que-impactaran-la-vida-de-los-cubanos/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

The New York Times, May 10: Cuban Government Outlines Steps Toward a Freer Market http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/10/world/americas/10cuba.html

Jamaica Observer, May 10: Cuba publishes awaited details of economic changes http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Cuba-publishes-awaited-details-of-economic-changes_8779333

Cubadebate, 10 de mayo de 2011: Información sobre el resultado del Debate sobre los Lineamientos de la Política económica y Social del Partido y la Revolución http://www.cubadebate.cu/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/tabloide_debate_lineamientos.pdf

Cubadebate, 10 de mayo: Lineamientos de la Política económica y Social del Partido y la Revolución. Aprobado el 18 de abril de 2011. VI Congreso del PCC http://www.cubadebate.cu/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/folleto-lineamientos-vi-cong.pdf

The Miami Herald, May 9: Cuba publishes list of proposed economic changes http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/09/2209271/cuba-publishes-list-of-proposed.html

MacLeans.ca, May 9: Cuba releases vague guidelines for economic changes that will allow prívate property sales http://www.macleans.ca/article.jsp?content=w6797807

AP, May 9: Cuba publishes awaited details of economic changes http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Cuba-publishes-awaited-apf-1254488478.html?x=0&.v=1

NPR, May 9: Cuba’s Hunt For Oil Raises Questions For US http://www.npr.org/2011/05/09/135996125/cubas-hunt-for-oil-raises-questions-for-u-s

 

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News and Articles, May 2 – 8, 2011

Neo Club Press, 8 de mayo: Aumenta costo de la vida en Cuba http://neoclubpress.com/ultimo-minuto/latinoamerica/1287-aumenta-costo-de-la-vida-en-cuba.html

Havana Times, May 7: Changes in Cuba Leave Root Problems Intact http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=43108

Café Fuerte, 7 de mayo: La Cuba que viene en camino http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/07/la-cuba-que-viene-en-camino/

Reuters, May 7: Cuba to finally unveil Communist-approved reforms http://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFN0724979820110507

Havana Times, May 7: Criminalization of the Internet in Cuba http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=43076

The Economist, May 6: Corruption in Cuba: The cleanup continues http://www.economist.com/blogs/americasview/2011/05/corruption_cuba

Europa Press, 6 de mayo: Cuba continúa la supervisión del control interno en el sector empresarial http://www.europapress.es/latam/cuba/noticia-cuba-cuba-continua-supervision-control-interno-sector-empresarial-20110506174119.html

Reuters, 6 de mayo: Cuba presenta un fármaco de veneno de alacrán contra el cáncer  http://es.noticias.yahoo.com/cuba-presenta-f%C3%A1rmaco-veneno-alacr%C3%A1n-c%C3%A1ncer-075826248.html

Café Fuerte, 6 de mayo: Frustran contrabando de Viagra y Cialis con destino a Cuba http://cafefuerte.com/2011/05/04/frustran-contrabando-de-viagra-y-cialis-a-cuba/

El Mercurio, 6 de mayo: El modelo económico cubano se agotó hace 20 años http://www.elmercurio.com.ec/279133-el-modelo-economico-cubano-se-agoto-hace-20-anos.html

Gazettetnet.Com, May 6: Loans, taxes may prove daunting for Cuba economic reforms http://www.gazettenet.com/2011/05/06/loans-taxes-may-prove-daunting-for-cuba-economic-reforms

Havana Journal, May 6: Corruption in Cuba: Greed or just survival? http://havanajournal.com/business/entry/corruption-in-cuba-greed-or-just-survival-976/

Cuba Standard, May 5: Santiago shipyard launches vessel http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/05/damex-shipyard-launches-vessel/

Temas, enero-marzo de 2011: El Período Especial veinte años después http://www.temas.cult.cu/revistas/65/059%20Mesa.pdf

El Nuevo Herald, 5 de mayo: Los cambios no avanzan http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/05/935104/oscar-espinosa-chepe-los-cambios.html

The Miami Herald, May 5: A sacked minister and a Chilean trader are sentenced to prison on corruption charges http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/05/a-sacked-minister-and-a-chilean-trader-are-sentenced-to-prison-on-corruption-charges.html

Global Post, May 5: Cuba: Catching kleptocrats http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/110503/corruption-raul-castro

Cubanet, 5 de mayo: ¿Cambios en la planificación? http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/%c2%bfcambios-en-la-planificacion/

El Nuevo Herald, 5 de mayo: Zafra 2010-2011 supera discreto plan de producción http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/04/935120/zafra-2010-2011-supera-discreto.html

ACN, May 5: Cuba will not Reduce Prices of Tourist Offers, Says Minister http://www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2011/0504tourist-minister.htm

The Miami Herald, May 4: Eager to modernize its army, Cuba invites Russia to share in profits from oil venture http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/05/eager-to-modernize-its-army-cuba-invites-russia-to-share-in-profits-from-oil-venture.html

The Miami Herald, May 4: Cuba seeks investors to build golf courses http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/05/cuba-seeks-investors-to-build-golf-courses.html

Diario de Cuba, 4 de mayo: Ministro dice que Cuba es ‘el tercer destino del Caribe insular’ http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4463-ministro-dice-que-cuba-es-el-tercer-destino-del-caribe-insular

Msnbc. Com, May 4: Cubans take baby steps to reform –and hope they don’t trip up http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42800243/ns/world_news-americas/

Cuba Standard, May 3: Cuba survives global recession without tourism rebates http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/03/cuba-survives-global-recession-without-tourism-rebates/

Bloomberg, May 3:  Cuba puts peas in the coffee again http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9N07IT02.htm

Cuba Standard, May 3: US, Cuban experts to discuss oil safety at conference http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/05/03/u-s-cuban-experts-to-discuss-oil-safety-at-conference/

Generation Y, May 3: Cashews: The Forbidden Fruit of the Socialist Paradise http://www.desdecuba.com/generationy/?p=2468

The Miami Herald, May 3: Coffee-and peas-blend back on ration card http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/05/coffee-and-peas-blend-back-on-ration-card.html

El Nuevo Herald, 3 de mayo: Dedican a México Feria Internacional de Turismo http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/02/934000/dedican-a-mexico-feria-internacional.html

Diario de Cuba, 3 de mayo: México también quiere entrar en el negocio de los campos de golf http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4445-mexico-tambien-quiere-entrar-en-el-negocio-de-los-campos-de-golf

El Nuevo Herald, 2 de mayo: Peces corruptos http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/02/932179/alejandro-armengol-peces-corruptos.html

Cubanet, 2 de mayo: La tierra es solo para los revolucionarios http://www.cubanet.org/noticias/la-tierra-es-solo-para-los-revolucionarios/

EFE, 2 de mayo: Feria Internacional de Turismo apuesta por impulsar el sector http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/01/933102/feria-internacional-de-turismo.html

 

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News and Articles, April 25 – May 1, 2011


Reuters,
May 1: Cuba touts economic reforms at May Day parade http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110501/wl_nm/us_cuba_mayday_1

AFP, May 1: Cubans mark May Day, await details of change http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110501/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/cb_cuba_may_day

El Nuevo Herald, 30 de abril: Impopular medida frena la crisis demográfica en la isla http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/29/932109/impopular-medida-frena-la-crisis.html

Cuba Standard, April 29: India seeking more sports cooperation http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/29/india-seeking-more-sports-cooperation/

Cuba Standard, April 29: Tourism minister pressing for performance pay http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/29/tourism-minister-pressing-for-performance-pay/

Cubanet, 29 de abril: Aumentan precios en el mercado mundial http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/aumentan-precios-en-el-mercado-mundial/

El Nuevo Herald, 29 de abril: Funcionarios de la industria tabacalera acusados de corrupción http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/28/931199/escandalo-en-industria-tabacalera.html

Reuters, April 28: Cuban inventor turns trash into farm tools  http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/28/us-cuba-inventor-idUSTRE73R70U20110428

The Economist, April 28: Smoked out http://www.economist.com/node/18621276?story_id=18621276

Cuba Standard, April 28: C&T expanding Cuba charter routes http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/28/ct-expanding-cuba-charter-routes/

Cubanet, 28 de abril: Crisis en círculos infantiles http://www.cubanet.org/noticias/crisis-en-circulos-infantiles/

Notimex, 27 de abril: Compartirán México y Cuba experiencias en turismo http://mx.finance.yahoo.com/news/Compartir%C3%A1n-M%C3%A9xico-Cuba-notilt-3819405907.html?x=0

Cuba Standard, April 27: Piñón on Energy: $4 bln for oil imports – what now? http://www.cubanews.ain.cu/2011/0427ethanol-cuba.htm

ACN, April 27: Cuba Optimistic about Boosting Export of Forest Resources http://www.cubanews.ain.cu/2011/0427forest-resources-cuba.htm

Cuba Standard, April 27: Sherritt profits rise despite flat nickel sales http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/27/sherritt-profits-rise-despite-flat-nickel-sales/

ACN, April 27: Cuba: Specialists Discuss Negative Efects of Ethanol as Alternmative Fuel http://www.cubanews.ain.cu/2011/0427ethanol-cuba.htm

The Gleaner, April 27: A New Cuban Model http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20110427/business/business6.html

Inside Costa Rica, April 27: Significant Growth of South American Tourists to Cuba http://www.insidecostarica.com/dailynews/2011/april/27/latinamerica11042702.htm

Globe & Mail, April 27: Castro brothers still play the ‘socialist’ card http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/castro-brothers-still-play-the-socialist-card/article1999678/

Cuba Standard, April 26: China to buy more sugar, but not from Cuba http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/26/china-to-buy-more-sugar-but-not-from-cuba/

Reuters, April 26: Cuba adjusts plans amid price hikes, weather fears http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/26/cuba-economy-idUSN2626225620110426

The Miami Herald, April 26: Loans and taxes may prove daunting for Cuba economic reforms http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/25/2184921/loans-and-taxes-may-prove-daunting.html

El Nuevo Herald, 26 de abril: Instan a privados a desfilar en desfile http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/26/929780/instan-a-privados-a-desfilar-en.html

Havana Times, April 26: Cuba’s Military with Unprecedented Power http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=42401

Los Angeles Times, April 26: Cuba’s next revolution http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-cuba-20110426,0,3224829.story?track=rss

Prensa Latina, 26 de abril: Cuba prevé recuperar producción de cacao en 2015 http://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=283429&Itemid=1

The Vancouver Sun, April 26: Cuba plans parade backing reforms http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Cuba+plans+parade+backing+reforms/4674292/story.html

IPS, 26 de abril: Profesionales en espera de su oportunidad http://www.ipsnoticias.net/nota.asp?idnews=98058

Cubanet, 26 de abril: Detenidos funcionarios de la Dirección de la Vivienda en Holguín http://www.cubanet.org/noticias/detenidos-funcionarios-de-la-direccion-de-la-vivienda-en-holguin/

COHA, April 25: Press Release: Cuba Champions its New Direction, But Only to an Extent http://www.coha.org/press-release-cuba-champions-its-new-direction-but-only-to-an-extent/

The Miami Herald, April 25: A blogger’s notes: Perestroika revisited http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/04/a-bloggers-notes-perestroika-revisited.html

Havana Times, April 25: Silent Is Consent http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=42357

Cubaencuentro, April 25: Al combate corred, generales http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/al-combate-corred-generales-261272

El Nuevo Herald, 25 de abril: ¿La ilusión para qué? http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/25/927422/alejandro-armengol-la-ilusion.html

Café Fuerte, 25 de abril: Gobierno reforzará controles internos en centros de trabajo http://cafefuerte.com/2011/04/25/gobierno-reforzara-controles-internos-en-centros-de-trabajo/

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News and Articles, April 18 – 24, 2011

The Miami Herald, April 24: Surprise audits set for  750 state companies http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/04/surprise-audits-set-for-750-state-companies.html

Calgary Herald, April 24: Full circle for Cuba’s revolution http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Full+circle+Cuba+revolution/4666384/story.html

El País, 24 de abril: Alta Fidel-idad http://www.elpais.com/articulo/primer/plano/Alta/Fidel-idad/elpepueconeg/20110424elpneglse_10/Tes

Winnipeg Free Press, April 23: In a nutshell / Cuba’s revolution hasn’t found fountain of youth http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/fyi/cubas-revolution-hasnt-found-fountain-of-youth-120533619.html

The Miami Herald, April 23: Cuba’s future? One view from Moscow http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/04/cubas-future-one-view-from-moscow.html

Diario de Cuba, 22 de abril: El Ministerio del Azúcar dice que producirá 40.000 toneladas por encima de su plan http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4264-el-ministerio-del-azucar-dice-que-producira-40000-toneladas-por-encima-de-su-plan

Granma, 22 de abril: Aumento de incendios forestales http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/22/nacional/artic04.html

El País, 22 de abril: El VI Congreso y sus barreras infranqueables http://www.elpais.com/articulo/opinion/VI/Congreso/barreras/infranqueables/elpepiopi/20110422elpepiopi_5/Tes

Cuba Standard, April 21: Spanish company announces mega golf resort project http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/21/spanish-company-announces-mega-golf-resort-project/

Cuba Standard, April 21: New OFAC guidelines encourage funding of prívate business http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/21/new-ofac-guidelines-encourage-funding-of-private-businesses/

Reuters, 21 de abril: China se compromete a apoyar Cuba en camino reformas económicas http://lta.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idLTASIE73K0P120110421

Maritime Matters, April 21: Cruises to Cuba coming? http://maritimematters.com/2011/04/cruises-to-cuba-coming/

LAHT, April 21: U.S. Issues New Rules for Travel to Cuba http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=392145&CategoryId=14510

Global Issues, April 21: Cuba: How Radical Will The Changes Be? http://www.globalissues.org/news/2011/04/21/9356

Ottawa, Citizen, April 21: Good riddance, Fidel http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Good+riddance+Fidel/4652467/story.html

LAHT, April 21: Raul Castro Must Still Heed Fidel, Chinese Analyst Says http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=392053&CategoryId=14510

Cubanet, 21 de abril: ¿Havana? Club http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/%c2%bfhavana-club/

The Miami Herald, April 20: Cuba’s regime buys time for aging leaders http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/20/2177474/cubas-regime-buys-time-for-aging.html

The Economist, April 20: The start of a long, slow goodbye http://www.economist.com/node/18586776

The Guardian, April 20: Cuba’s theatre of the absurd http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/apr/20/cuba-reform-theatre-absurd

El Nuevo Herald, 20 de abril: Impuestos discriminatorios http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/20/925554/oscar-espinosa-chepe-impuestos.html

Cubanet, 20 de abril: No hay pesos cubanos http://www.cubanet.org/noticias/no-hay-pesos-cubanos/

Solvision, April 19: Cuba Meets 2010-2011 Sugar Production Plan http://www.solvision.co.cu/english/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2229:cuba-meets-2010-2011-sugar-production-plan&catid=2:nacionales&Itemid=118

LAHT, April 19: Raul Castro Vows No Capitalism in Cuba http://www.solvision.co.cu/english/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2229:cuba-meets-2010-2011-sugar-production-plan&catid=2:nacionales&Itemid=118

Generation Y, April 19: In His Own Way http://www.desdecuba.com/generationy/?p=2455

Reuters, April 19: Cuban communists opt for old guard to lead party http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/19/us-cuba-congress-idUSTRE73H79120110419

El País, 19 de abril: El Partido Comunista de Cuba elige a Raúl Castro como primer secretario http://www.elpais.com/articulo/internacional/Partido/Comunista/Cuba/elige/Raul/Castro/primer/secretario/elpepuint/20110419elpepuint_9/Tes

Eldiariomontanes, 19 de abrilo: El régimen cubano permitirá la compraventa de viviendas para impulsar la economía http://www.eldiariomontanes.es/v/20110419/internacional/destacados/regimen-cubano-permitira-compraventa-20110419.html

EFE, 19 de abril: China da su apoyo a las reformas iniciadas por Cuba http://es.noticias.yahoo.com/9/20110419/tes-china-da-su-apoyo-a-las-reformas-eco-3388ffc.html

Cubaverdad, April 19: Cuba calls agricultural leasing program a big success http://www.cubaverdad.net/weblog/2011/04/cuba-calls-agricultural-leasing-program-a-big-success/

Reuters, April 18: Cuban communists aprove landmark econ reforms http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/19/us-cuba-congress-idUSTRE73H79120110419

Diario de Cuba, 18 de abril: El VI Congreso analiza con qué cocinan los cubanos http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4190-el-vi-congreso-analiza-con-que-cocinan-los-cubanos

Granma, 18 de abril: Indispensable cumplir el proceso de contratación http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/secciones/6to-congreso-pcc/artic-12.html

Granma, 18 de abril: Gasto social con sentido común http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/secciones/6to-congreso-pcc/artic-14.html

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News and Articles, April 11 – 17, 2011

Granma International, April 17: Central Report to the 6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba http://www.granma.cu/ingles/cuba-i/16-abril-central.html

AP, 17 de abril: Cuba, reformas sí pero no acumulación de propiedad http://es.noticias.yahoo.com/11/20110416/twl-car-gen-cuba-comunistas-cabeza-1be00ca.html

El País, 17 de abril: Raúl Castro pone firme al Partido Comunista http://www.elpais.com/articulo/internacional/Raul/Castro/pone/firme/Partido/Comunista/elpepuint/20110417elpepuint_1/Tes

Gulf Oil Spill, April 17: Cuba explores for oil as US watches http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/16/2171421/cuba-explores-for-oil-as-us-watches.html

Diario de Cuba, 17 de abril: Ejecutivo cree que el aumento de los viajes a Cuba ‘no es malo para Puerto Rico’ http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4182-ejecutivo-cree-que-el-aumento-de-los-viajes-cuba-no-es-malo-para-puerto-rico

Reuters, April 16: Cuba to consider term limits for leaders: Castro http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110417/wl_nm/us_cuba_congress_2

The Washington Post, April 16: Soldiers, children parade as Cuba opens Communist Party talks against nationalist backdrop http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/soldiers_children_parade_as_cuba_opens_communist_party_talks_against_nationalist_backdrop/2011/04/16/AFYRISoD_story.html?wprss=rss_world

Europa Press, 16 de abril: Cuba comienza un debate histórico sobre las reformas económicas y sociales http://es.noticias.yahoo.com/5/20110416/twl-cuba-comienza-un-debate-histrico-sob-f6923c3.html

The Miami Herald, April 16: Commodities Price Surge Boosts Cuba’s Food-Import Bill http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=391746&CategoryId=14510

BBC Mundo, 16 de abril: Cuba: ¿”internacionalismo proletario” o exportación de profesionales? http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/noticias/2011/04/110413_cuba_congreso_cooperacion_sao.shtml

The Miami Herald, April 15: Critical Communist Party Congress begins Satuday in Cuba http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/15/2169260/critical-communist-party-congress.html

The Guardian, April 15: Fifty years after the Bay of Pigs, Cuba is a long way from its socialist revolution http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/15/bay-of-pigs-50-cuba

International Republican Institute, April 15: Cuban Public Opinion Survey http://www.iri.org/sites/default/files/2011%20April%20Cuba%20Poll%20Final%20Survey%20Slide%20Presentation.pdf

The Miami Herald, April 15: Granma: State spends more to subsidize food, so local producers most do their part http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/04/granma-state-spends-more-to-subsidize-food-so-local-producers-must-do-their-part.html

Granma, 15 de abril: El país tendrá que pagar más por importar lo mismo http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/15/nacional/artic01.html

BBC Mundo, 15 de abril: Cuba: ¿burócratas contra la burocracia? http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/noticias/2011/04/110414_cuba_reformas_burocracia_sao.shtml

NPR, April 15: Real Estate, Auto Markets Drive Reform Talk In Cuba  http://www.npr.org/2011/04/15/135406369/real-estate-auto-markets-drive-reform-talk-in-cuba?ft=1&f=1001

AlJazeera, April 15: Cuba’s party congress: The road to reform? http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2011/04/2011415115956558182.html

Cuba Standard, April 15: Citrus groves in Cubitas to expand http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/15/citrus-groves-in-cubitas-to-expand/

The Wall Street Journal, April 14: Cuba’s Deep-Water Drilling Proposal Raises Concern http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703983104576263270279800368.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Cuba Standard, April 14: Party congress filling gaps of economic reform puzzle  http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/14/party-congress-adds-pieces-to-the-economic-reform-puzzle/

Havana Times, April 14: Cuba’s Clock Is Ticking Away http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=41557

El Boletín, 14 de abril: Cuba camina hacia la unificación monetaria, según los expertos http://www.elboletin.com/index.php?noticia=33649&name=Econom%C3%ADa

Café Fuerte, 14 de abril: EEUU excluye a Cuba de foro sobre riesgos de exploración petrolera http://cafefuerte.com/2011/04/14/washington-excluye-a-cuba-de-foro-sobre-riesgos-de-perforacion-petrolera/

BBC, April 14: Cuba faces its worst drought for 50 years http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13079773

Diario de Cuba, 13 de abril: Ciudad sedienta http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4123-ciudad-sedienta

Reuters, April 13: Cuba’s Communist Party looks to future http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/13/us-cuba-congress-idUSTRE73C6ZB20110413

Reuters, April 13: Chronology: Raul Castro’s road to reform in Cuba http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/13/us-cuba-reform-chronology-idUSTRE73C70C20110413

Havana Times, April 13: Cuba’s Youth, As Diverse as the Times http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=41461

Cubaencuentro, 13 de abril: “Granma” culpa a las empresas de la ineficacia económica http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/noticias/granma-culpa-a-las-empresas-de-la-ineficacia-economica-260568

Granma, 13 de abril: A la empresa lo que es de ella, y a la función estatal lo suyo http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/13/nacional/artic01.html

Diario de Cuba, 13 de abril: Amplían el aeropuerto de Varadero ante la previsión del aumento turístico http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4104-amplian-el-aeropuerto-de-varadero-ante-la-prevision-del-incremento-turistico

IPS, 13 de abril: Horizonte juvenil incierto http://ipsnoticias.net/nota.asp?idnews=97965

Reuters, April 12: Cubans hope party congress may loosen home, car sales http://af.reuters.com/article/metalsNews/idAFN1218208220110412

Granma, 12 de abril: En La Habana: Abasto de agua puede complicarse más http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/12/nacional/artic01.html

IANS, April 12: Cuba expects to sell four million cases of rum in 2011 http://www.inewsone.com/2011/04/12/cuba-expects-to-sell-four-million-cases-of-rum-in-2011/42730

Cubanet, 12 de abril: Con esos precios no se puede http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/con-esos-precios-no-se-puede/
 
Xinhua, April 11: Cuba reports 1 mln tourists in Q1 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/travel/2011-04/12/c_13825229.htm

Diario de Cuba, 11 de abril: Expertos, empresarios y juristas presentan en Madrid un plan para una economía ‘libre, justa y solidaria’ http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4070-expertos-empresarios-y-juristas-presentan-en-madrid-un-plan-para-una-economia-libre-justa

Los retos de la economía cubana en el siglo XXI: Hacia una economía libre, justa y solidaria http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4071-los-retos-de-la-economia-cubana-en-el-siglo-xxi-hacia-una-economia-libre-justa-y-solidaria

Cubaencuentro, 11 de abril: Petróleo a la vista http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/petroleo-a-la-vista-260361

Diario de Cuba, 11 de abril: Nuevas legislaciones: ¿leyes para una clase? http://www.diariodecuba.com/opinion/4061-nuevas-legislaciones-leyes-para-una-clase

Havana Times, April 11: Self-employed Work in Cuba (Part II): http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=41365

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News and Articles, April 4 – 10, 2011

AP, April 10: New entrepreneurs in Cuba get mixed results http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110410/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/cb_cuba_open_for_business

Diario de Cuba, 9 de abril: Casi 300 mil personas ejercen el trabajo privado http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4045-casi-300-mil-personas-ejercen-el-trabajo-privado

Cuba Standard, April 8: Low grades for 40% of state companies in recent audit http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/08/low-grades-for-40-of-state-companies-in-recent-audit/

Foreign Policy, April 8: The bells ring for change in Cuba http://eurasia.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/04/07/the_bells_ring_for_change_in_cuba

Cubanet, 8 de abril: Otra moneda para comprar tiempo http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/otra-moneda-para-comprar-tiempo/

Diario de Cuba, 8 de abril: El Gobierno anuncia auditorías a 750 empresas http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/4029-el-gobierno-anuncia-auditorias-750-empresas

LAHT, April 8: U.S. Urged to Support Cuba’s Nascent Private Sector http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=391200&CategoryId=14510

Cubanet, 8 de abril: Entrega de licencias http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/entrega-de-licencias/

The Miami Herald, April 7: Cuban business group calls for easing US sanctions http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/07/2156058/cuban-business-group-calls-for.html

Star-Telegram, April 7: Weekly charter flights from D/FW to Cuba will start in August http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/04/07/2984061/weekly-charter-flights-from-dfw.html

FoxNews, April 7: Cuba invests $9.5M in coffee, but still importing http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/04/07/cuba-invests-5m-coffee-importing/

Cuba Study Group, April 7: Report offers recommendations on how to support small businesses in Cuba http://www.cubastudygroup.org/index.cfm/newsroom?ContentRecord_id=9573d481-2380-4a3e-a31d-64a480ef31d4

EFE, 7 de abril: Conferencia de Estadísticas de CEPAL se reúne en Cuba para delinear objetivos http://noticias.terra.com.ar/sociedad/conferencia-de-estadisticas-de-cepal-se-reune-en-cuba-para-delinear-objetivos,31c098dbc0d2f210VgnVCM20000099f154d0RCRD.html

Cubanet, 7 de abril: Créditos para todos http://www.cubanet.org/articulos/creditos-para-todos/

Radio Praga, 7 de abril: Cuba debe más de 250 millones de euros a la República Checa http://www.radio.cz/es/rubrica/notas/cuba-debe-mas-250-millones-de-euros-a-la-republica-checa

Europa Press, 7 de abril: El consejero comercial de Cuba en España apuesta por biotecnología y productos farmacéuticos http://es.finance.yahoo.com/noticias/El-consejero-comercial-Cuba-europapr-3870257317.html?x=0

IPS, 7 de abril: Petróleo-Cuba: ¿Riesgo o bendición? http://cubaalamano.net/sitio/client/report.php?id=1264

Granma, 7 de abril: Sesiona en Cuba Consejo Ejecutivo http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/07/nacional/artic02.html

AP, April 6: Cuba reports sugar production to be akin to 2010 http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jBpqhMCQTz-8U5ck3luqL1AozHlA?docId=1a529662a4c843c9b63dfaea67ea5844

Martí Noticias, 6 de abril: Destituciones en Sancti Spiritus, la punta del iceberg http://www.martinoticias.com/noticias/cuba/Destituciones-en-Sancti-Spiritus-la-punta-del-iceberg–119353034.html

Martí Noticias, 6 de abril: La crisis del agua en La Habana: nada se gana con dejarla correr http://www.martinoticias.com/noticias/La-crisis-del-agua-en-La-Habana-nada-se-gana-con-dejarla-correr-119345454.html

Cubaencuentro, 6 de abril: El desafío del Partido Comunista de Cuba http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/el-desafio-del-partido-comunista-de-cuba-259963

The Miami Herald, April 6: 2010 census shows a mild decline http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/04/2010-census-shows-a-mild-decline.html

Granma, 6 de abril: ¿Con cuántos habitantes terminamos el 2010 en Cuba? http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/06/nacional/artic04.html

El Nuevo Herald, 6 de abril: Con lechugas hasta en azoteas, Cuba espera superar el déficit alimentario http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/06/917104/con-lechugas-hasta-en-azoteas.html

Diario de Cuba, 6 de abril: El sector del transporte registra un nuevo ejercicio marcado por la crisis http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/3991-el-sector-del-transporte-registra-un-nuevo-ejercicio-marcado-por-la-crisis

Reuters, April 5: Repsol moving ahead with Cuba oil plans http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/05/cuba-oil-idUSN0515006720110405

Cuba Standard, April 5: Cupet: Delay in drilling platform ‘not extraordinary’ http://www.cubastandard.com/2011/04/05/cupet-delay-of-drilling-platform-nothing-extraordinary/

AFP, April 5: Cuba to drill five new oil wells by 2013 http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hf5Smpi-LpRGoCyPOYCHE-Ry36LA?docId=CNG.692381365d745fc505df40c97673c9ec.a31

Diario de Cuba, 5 de abril: El gobierno permitirá a los cuentapropistas extraer materiales de construcción http://www.diariodecuba.com/cuba/3963-el-gobierno-permitira-los-cuentapropistas-extraer-materiales-de-construccion

Granma, 5 de abril: Pago por rendimiento http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/2011/04/05/nacional/artic06.html

Cubaencuentro, 5 de abril: A la espera de plataforma china para explorar en aguas del Golfo http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/noticias/a-la-espera-de-plataforma-china-para-explorar-en-aguas-del-golfo-259919

The Miami Herald, April 4: Coffee will be planted in the plains in effort to boost production of a once-plentiful crop http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2011/04/coffee-will-be-planted-in-the-plains-in-effort-to-boost-production-of-a-once-plentiful-crop.html

AIN, 4 de abril: Presente en Europa el carbón vegetal cubano http://www.ain.cubaweb.cu/2011/abril/04ed-carbon-vegetal.htm

TERRA, 4 de abril: Datos: Riesgos políticos a observar en Cuba  http://www.terra.com.mx/noticias/articulo/1081538/DATOS+Riesgos+politicos+a+observar+en+Cuba.htm?ref=1

LAHT, April 4: Conference to Look at Cuba’s Oil Prospects http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=390785&CategoryId=14510

Enrisco, 4 de abril: El MINFAR tiene la llave (del golfo) http://enrisco.blogspot.com/2011/04/el-minfar-tiene-la-llave-del-golfo.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Cubaencuentro, 4 de abril: Como la Giraldilla, mirando al norte http://www.cubaencuentro.com/cuba/articulos/como-la-giraldilla-mirando-al-norte-259819

El Nuevo Herald, 4 de abril: Pernod Ricard pierde la batalla por Havana Club http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/04/04/915782/pernod-ricard-pierde-la-batalla.html

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