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Cuba Agriculture

Cuban Farmers Get Huge Break

AP | Posted 09.10.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- Cuban authorities have authorized independent farmers to sell directly to hotels and tourist-oriented restaurants. Until now, private growe...

Where Are Abela's Guajiros?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I go in search of that original exemplar of Cubanness that is rural man. However, under the scorching sun of August, instead of "Abela's guajiros," I find people dressed in military garb.

This Is One Of The Best Jobs In Cuba

The Pulitzer Center | Kassondra Cloos | Posted 04.19.2013 | Green

By Kassondra Cloos for The Pulitzer Center The farmers pour in after sunrise and leave before sunset. The workday is one to two hours shorter than ...

Worst Drought in 50 Years Threatens Cuba's Already Meager Food Production

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.15.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Where is the drizzle on the windowpane, the smell of the humidity, the droplets left on the leaves after a storm? We have not been able to bathe, even in the first downpour of May.

The Mandarins Come By Boat

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

What days those were -- when no one had to bring us, from a far off continent, what our own Cuban earth could produce.