El Nuevo Herald has an article in Spanish, Los privados: los que más ganan en Cuba, about Cuba’s barely-emerging private sector. The article shows that private enterprise farmers and urban workers are out-earning people in the government’s payroll: In the private sector, farmers earned $28 and urban workers $41, compared to $18 for government wages.
Now ponder for a moment how that reflects on the island-prison, whose people are not allowed to leave.
Anthony Bourdain was in Cuba. Ernesto Fontova sheds some light on Bourdain’s exhortation, “Yes, go to Cuba!” and how it continues to prolonge the dictatorship.
Cross-posted at Conservative Commune.