Archive for September, 2008

Nationalization in the US?

Was thinking the other day about the 700 Billion USD they are trying to pass through congress for distressed home mortgages.  While thinking it through I googled and got this thanks to “The U.S. national average purchase price for a single-family home reached $264,540 in October 2004, according to figures released by the Federal […]

Breakthrough as US eases embargo on Cuba

For all Cuba watchers yesterday’s decision by the US government can only mean a gradual easing of the embargo before it is finally lifted. The paramount part of this latest move is that it shows the US is still listening to the world or that someone has a heart at the state department. Nevertheless, the […]

Worldwide oil prices drop 40% pump prices increase by over 40%

Oil prices plummeted on Tuesday in Asia, falling briefly below $92 a barrel as investors feared the U.S. credit crisis that brought down brokerage giant Lehman Brothers will drag on global economic growth and restrain demand for crude. Light, sweet crude for October delivery tumbled $3.59 to $92.12 a barrel in electronic trading on the […]

Economic woes, hurricane fallout…then gas increases

On May 29th we reported that gas prices in Cuba were set to rise that same weekend. For some reason the increase was held back until September the 14th but was more than expected. It would appear that the bare essentials of food items are also leaping up in price while a lack of basic […]

Changes: Car Rental Cuba – At Havanautos, Via, PalcoCar, CubaCar

Havanautos CubaCAR Via Palco Car Transtur Car Rental in Cuba the low down and info

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