Posts Tagged ‘General’

Blogomania Hits Fidelandia

  With the advent of this site, it seems that this year will be best remembered as the “Year of the Blog” in Cuba.  Along with this site, which will likely cover different aspects of life inside and outside of Cuba for Cuba aficionados throughout, a growing number of Cuba-related blogs are coming to the […]

Videos of different Views from Obama and McCain on Cuba

Pretty much like most of you, we at the CubaBlog have been glued to the comments of the future elect and upcoming president of the United States. Whoever it is next week, it would appear that change is in the pipeline. Obama´s pipe appears less obstructed than Mc Cain´s but, both have made quite a […]

If the world could vote on the US elections what would the result be?

Pretty interesting site out there at If the World Could Vote which also includes online polls from Cuba and Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran, etc.  Seems that Mc Cain got a bit of a battering…wonder why?

Ideas on Limits of fruits and vegetables. And a solution?

An idea to get food from where it is to where it should be

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 […]

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