Ingenuity and illegality are combined when it comes time to make a living. Hoses rolled up under a shirt carry alcohol out of the distilleries. Cigar rollers calculate when the security camera looks away to slip a cigar under the desk.
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The chicken comes from Canada, the label on the salt says it comes from Chile, the "tropical marinade" is "Made in the USA" and the sugar is from Braz...
He went from being the star on his Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, to being a target of control by its chief of surveillance.
The crusade against corruption displayed by Raul Castro keeps in suspense those who think they are protected by the lack of control and political will to end the illegalities.
If the impression that there are "untouchables" continues to rule, thieves no one can judge because of their political history or their ideological fealty, then we cannot move forward.
He was working for a new kind of corporation, one of those occupying a luxurious mansion in the Miramar neighborhood and importing goods from abroad.
The point is that the government knows that people steal from every workplace, but they also understand that closing all the conduits of this ransacking would create a climate of great social tension.
The "historic" generation not only showed us how to live a complete masquerade, they have also sown the idea that the nation's coffers are managed like a personal wallet.
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