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  • La Conchita: Too bad that these Cuban boys didn’t get the same support as that provided to ‘The Boys of Pointe du Hoc’....

  • asombra: Except the reality is considerably uglier than that second photo. Besides, tourists don’t go to Cuba looking for reality,...

  • asombra: Can there be shame if those responsible don’t feel it? The Camelot crowd never did.

  • asombra: Funny how those executed were all “people of color,” while none of the white young men also involved in the escape...

  • asombra: I doubt Feinberg is an idiot, though I expect he can be useful.

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Cuba still next to last in Index of Economic Freedom

The 2013 Index of Economic Freedom is out, and Cuba remains next to last place, above only North Korea. Cuba’s economic freedom score is 28.5, making its economy one of the world’s least free. Its overall score is 0.2 point higher than last year, with a notable decline in monetary freedom counterbalanced by gains in […]

Lions, leopards and buffalo: latest punchlines in the running joke of Cuban “economic reform”

As we've heard so many times since Raul Castro took the helm in Cuba, the younger of two Communist dictators is a pragmatist. A reformer. He's brought changed to the island's dated, no-longer-sufficient economic system that everyone has known were long overdue. There are signs that the changes Raul has made are paying off. With […]