HAVANA -- Cuban authorities have authorized independent farmers to sell directly to hotels and tourist-oriented restaurants.
Until now, private growe...
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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.
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 ...
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.
What days those were -- when no one had to bring us, from a far off continent, what our own Cuban earth could produce.
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