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News Cuba » Economy: Cuba tells U.S. delegation monetary unification on cards this year

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/news/economy-news/cuba-tells-us-delegation-monetary-unification-on-cards-this-year-1289037
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

... officials told a U.S. congressional delegation visiting Havana that this was the year to unify Cuba's two currencies that were distorting the economy, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said at a news conference on Wednesday. Cuba's government has been working ...

News Cuba » Economy: The Cuba of imagination and the Cuba we visited

News channel or source: https://www.minnpost.com/community-voices/2018/02/cuba-imagination-and-cuba-we-visited
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Make no mistake, even as Fidel Castro improved the lot of the poor and made education and health care free for all, he made a mess of the Cuban economy. Revolutionary principles held sway over economic realities. Entirely dependent on the Soviet Union ...

News Cuba » Economy: Cuba prepares to end dual currency system

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/business-report/cuba-prepares-to-end-dual-currency-system_125345?profile=1056
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — For more than two decades, Cubans have used a unique dual currency system to protect a fragile economy, but with just weeks of his mandate remaining, President Raul Castro has signalled that much-delayed change is finally coming.

News Cuba » Economy: U.S., Cuban officials to meet in Florida about cooperation on oil spill response

News channel or source: http://www.tbo.com/news/environment/U-S-Cuban-officials-to-meet-in-Florida-about-cooperation-on-oil-spill-response_165632303
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Cuba has come up dry so far in exploratory drilling among its submerged lands, expected to contain some 20 billion barrels of oil. More exploration is expected but has been limited by the island’s struggling economy, the low cost of oil and a U.S ...

News Cuba » Economy: Revolutionary Cuba defeated illiteracy– in one year!

News channel or source: https://www.workers.org/2018/02/18/revolutionary-cuba-defeated-illiteracy-in-one-year/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Aguilera elaborated that reading lessons included such topics as preventative hygiene, how to form farming cooperatives, why a one-crop economy had made Cuba poor, and that everyone has the right to housing, health care and education. The campaign went ...

News Cuba » Economy: Gold Mine with Good Prospects in Cuban Camagüey Province

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24806&SEO=gold-mine-with-good-prospects-in-cuban-camaguey-province
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Gold mining in Cuba has a notable tradition in towns whose economy depended centuries ago, mostly in the colonial and neocolonial periods in mining. However, scientific research after the triumph of the Revolution, gave new life to the sector in the ...

News Cuba » Economy: POINT OF VIEW: Cuba is making the crisis in Venezuela worse

News channel or source: http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/opinion/point-view-cuba-making-the-crisis-venezuela-worse/dfQVO41yMDcapohpvTGkgM/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

With President Donald Trump singling out “the communist and socialist dictatorships in Cuba and Venezuela” in his State of ... clearly signaling its intention to escalate diplomatic and economic pressure on the authoritarian regime of Nicolas Maduro ...

News Cuba » Economy: Corbyn is accused of wanting to turn the City into PYONGYANG after Labour leader launches new attack on reckless bankers and vows to stand up for the 'real economy'

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5411011/Jeremy-Corbyn-launches-fresh-assault-banks.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Investment bankers at Goldman Sachs have also warned that the UK would be like 'Cuba without the sunshine' if Mr Corbyn ... a 'nightmarish' prospect for business and could wreck the economy. Many campaigners have railed against sky-high pay in the City ...

News Cuba » Economy: U.S. Congressional delegation visits Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.radiohc.cu/en/noticias/nacionales/155561-us-congressional-delegation-visits-cuba
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

the U.S. visitors will meet with Cuban authorities, entrepreneurs and experts in such sectors as education, health, the economy and biotechnology. Besides addressing the impact of the anti-Cuba moves by the Trump administration, the two sides will debate ...