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Food Rationing

Where Economic Crisis Is A Decades Old Reality

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Exclusive to Huffington Post. When I was little and the vital underpinnings of the Cuban economy came from the Kremlin, my mother made me eat all my...

Food Rationing, A Temporary Measure Now in its 48th Year

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The new ration book surprised us at the end of December, just when speculation was growing about the demise of this booklet with its grid-paper pages.

Open the Doors of the Cage and We Can Feed Ourselves

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Speculation grows about the possible disappearance of the food rationing system in Cuba. Those who are frightened by this possibility can't imagine a life without the benefit from the State, without the crutch of subsidization.

To Mark Half a Century of Revolution: Chavez Sent Me a Hamburger

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A political process of the magnitude of a socialist revolution should aspire, for its fiftieth anniversary, to more ambitious results and more pompous parties, but there is not much to give.

Food Rationing Makes Unwelcome Return

New York Sun | JOSH GERSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many parts of America, long considered the breadbasket of the world, are now confronting a once unthinkable phenomenon: food rationing. Major retaile...