What you need to know about Cuba

After succeeding Fidel last year Raúl announced minor reforms: more privately-run farms and taxis, greater wage flexibility and permission to stay in hotels and buy computers, DVD players and mobile phones.

You need government permission to stay in a hotel, buy a mobile phone, a DVD player or a computer.

Yes, the place is a totalitarian hell hole.

One comment on “What you need to know about Cuba

  1. It’s why Fidel is a Hero of the Left: Gordon Brown would dearly love to be able to stop us watching inappropriate DVDs, or spending our time on inappropriate activities, or buying inappropriate things.

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