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    Whenever I catch wind of a big change in Cuba, I try to share it with you here. I’m not a journalist, though, so don’t count on me for so called “objective” reporting.

    All My Book Proceeds Going to Movember in November

    by  • November 16, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    For Movember this year, I’m donating all the proceeds from every copy of Rum Socialism: A Travel Diary of Communist Cuba (get it for Kindle or all other devices) sold in November to Movember. The Back Story: Last year I did Movember for the first time. I hadn’t been clean shaven in 8 years, and you’re supposed [...]

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    Rum Socialism Now Available for All eReaders

    by  • November 11, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Since its release on the Kindle store, Rum Socialism has been available for most devices with a free Kindle app. But now you can read it on any ereader, too. Through Smashwords, Rum Socialism is now available in many popular ebook formats, such as Epub and PDF. This mean means that you can now read it on a [...]

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    Cubans Can Now Buy/Sell Real Estate

    by  • November 4, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Earlier today, Cuba announced a new law that will allow Cubans to buy and sell real estate. This follows on the heels of a number of other economic and legal reforms to rehabilitate the  economy. As the Associated Press reports: The law, which takes effect Nov. 10, applies to citizens and permanent residents only, according [...]

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    Cuba Continues to Fight Corporate Corruption

    by  • October 18, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    While citizens of the so-called “free world” were occupying Wall Street last week (and countless other cities this past weekend), the Cuban government continued its campaign against corporate corruption. Last week, a British investment fund, Coral Capital Group Ltd., came under investigation. Its offices were shut down and one of it chief executive placed under [...]

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    Cuba Facing Canada Today in World Cup Baseball

    by  • October 14, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Cuba will be playing Canada today at the 2011 World Cup Baseball. I didn’t even know such an event existed until now, but apparently, today’s game is a big one. As the Havana Time reports: HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 13 — Cuba lost for the first time at the 2011 World Cup Baseball tournament on Thursday, [...]

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