The economic history of Cuba
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The history in general of Cuba
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The economic history in general of Cuba
- Contrast Cuba with the Americas
- Editorial from the Militant. 1995. Cuba has begun
to recover from the collapse of its preferential trade with the
USSR, and is in a better position to weather the economic
crisis gripping the Americas.
- Cuba fights to defend socialism
- By Jim Genova in the People's Weekly World, 26 August 1995.
The policies needed to survive both the blockade and loss of trade
relations with the USSR, in which social needs take precedence.
- Cuba is fighting its way back despite the odds
- By Cord MacGuire, in People's Weekly World, 30 September
1995. Political and economic progress.
- Interview with Louis O. Galvez Tauper, director of Cuban
Institute for the Research of Sugar Cane By-products
- By Roberto Jorquera, Green Left Weekly, 29 October 1995. The
state of the Cuban economy; unemployment; legislative changes in September
with regard to foreign investment.
- Cuba today: Congresspeople, capitalism, pastors &
- Weekly News Update on the Americas Supplement, 28 January 1996.
Fidel Castro goes to Vietnam and Cuba to study capitalism. Free market
- Cuba's sweet smell of success
- By Tim Wheeler, People's Weekly World, 18 January 1997.
A tour of the Suchel-Camacho costmetics factory. Repetitive stress
syndrome. This modern, highly efficient factory in the Havana suburbs
is an example of the "Si, se puede" spirit of Cuba's workers
who have were turned the Cuban economy around.
- Prospects for the Cuban Revolution in the Post-Communist
- Paper by Dr. George Lambie, University of Wolverhampton, 8 October
1997. Perhaps no other country in peacetime this century has suffered
such a dramatic and sudden downturn in its economy as Cuba. In 1991
the Cuban government launched the "Special
Period in Peacetime", and the strategy has done an
outstanding job to rescue the Cuban economy from total collapse and the
measures that have been taken so far have in the main been essential
The history of capital investment in Cuba
- Capitalism will never return to Cuba
- By Manini Chatterjee, in People's Democracy, newspaper
of the Communist Party of India, 24 September 1995.
- Cuban Economic Progress
- From Granma News, 8 October 1995. Measures to further
encourage investment by foreign capital.
- Cuba Foreign Investment Act
- By J. Clancy, 11 November 1995. The introduction to the controversial
Foreign Investment Act.