Reports from Cuba: Are Private Small ...

Reports from Cuba: Are Private Small Business Owners the Scapegoats?

There are 11 comments on the Babalu Blog story from Nov 26, 2013, titled Reports from Cuba: Are Private Small Business Owners the Scapegoats?. In it, Babalu Blog reports that:

LA HABANA, Cuba, November, www.cubanet.org - To us, the most interesting part of the National Television News is the weather report.

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Orlando Leone Jr

Newton, NJ

#1 Nov 26, 2013
Anything can happen in a dictatorship!

No freedom

No human rights

Puppets of thge state...period!
Orlando Leone Jr

Newton, NJ

#2 Nov 26, 2013
People prefer the service of privately-owned cafeterias because of the quality of the products, the speed and quality of customer service that most of them offer, while in state-owned cafeterias the menus are very limited, and many times flies are part of the menu. Even the more expensive establishments, like some of the pastry chain Sylvain, have missing glass on the counters and flies have free access to the pastry.

The cockroaches find a home in hospitals, urgent care facilities, and doctor offices, but also in food processing establishments: lunchroom, bakeries, and restaurants of selling in the national currency, the Cuban peso, or in CUCs, the Cuban Convertible Peso. This is the case of Plaza Carlos III or the cafeteria in La Rampa Movie Theater.

In the “bodegas”, where food rations distributed by the State are sold, rats are also found camping, that is why some employees have a cats in these establishments, hidden from the view of the customers. A neighbor was telling me how she didn’t dare to buy the rice last month, because she saw how the seller killed a mouse inside a rice bag and he didn’t even bother to throw it away.

The lack of concern on the part of the Government about the lack of hygiene is detrimental to the health of the population. The water pollution, the bugs in the trash that is not picked up for days, and other ills, are some of the consequences. People need their problems to be addressed with a real solution, instead of drawing attention away from them and using the small business owners as scapegoats.

YUCK!
Don Don

Gold River, Canada

#3 Nov 26, 2013
Small business is exciting in Cuba and the novice capitalists are not scapegoats. The municipal governments are responsible for health and safety and do very well in most areas out of Havana -nonetheless Havana is still a phenomenal city- however each person is responsible for obeying the community's regulations.
In the days of the American Mafioso chief Myer Lansky and his puppet Batista health and safety were virtually non existent for any people even the Imperialist occupiers of this now free land.
ˇLa revolución puede seguir avanzando en paz!

“CUBA Y PUERTO RICO HERMANOS”

Since: Dec 06

Marco Island,Florida

#4 Nov 26, 2013
[QUOTE who="Dumb Dumb "Small business is exciting in Cuba and the novice capitalists are not scapegoats. The municipal governments are responsible for health and safety and do very well in most areas out of Havana -nonetheless Havana is still a phenomenal city- however each person is responsible for obeying the community's regulations.
In the days of the American Mafioso chief Myer Lansky and his puppet Batista health and safety were virtually non existent for any people even the Imperialist occupiers of this now free land.
ˇLa revolución puede seguir avanzando en paz![/QUOTE]
Another senseless post by our forum red clown!!! isn't he funny?????
Don Don

Gold River, Canada

#5 Nov 26, 2013
Orlando Leone Jr wrote:
Anything can happen in a dictatorship!
No freedom
No human rights
Puppets of thge state...period!
It is not a dictatorship at all.
It is incredibly free-one can go where they want to when they want.
I listed to many anti government comments in many and heard good debates in their defense- No one was hauled away. The police are aloof from visitors but very open and approachable with their own well behaved citizens. Their jails are very strict. Mostly inhabited by CIA pimps, deviants and drug pushers -far fewer inmates like Pvt.Manning than in the USA, however.
If there are puppets in Cuba ,they are en el teatro. There were puppets in Batista's day ( he himself HUGE puppet HUGE dictator) In his day every judge and politician was in the American corporations' pockets- sort of like south Florida today. i
cherokee mojon coVarde

Berkeley Heights, NJ

#6 Nov 26, 2013
Don Don wrote:
Small business is exciting in Cuba and the novice capitalists are not scapegoats. The municipal governments are responsible for health and safety and do very well in most areas out of Havana -nonetheless Havana is still a phenomenal city- however each person is responsible for obeying the community's regulations.
In the days of the American Mafioso chief Myer Lansky and his puppet Batista health and safety were virtually non existent for any people even the Imperialist occupiers of this now free land.
ˇLa revolución puede seguir avanzando en paz!
Jill, as usual, you are so full of zhit! You love to deceive, misrepresent, misdirect, and misinform the readers so that your message conforms to the dogma espoused by the communist propaganda machine, don't you Jill! You are a bad girl Jill, a very bad girl. Who pays you Castro's G2 or the international communist movement? Not it makes a difference, you are a bad girl, Jill!
Donny Boy

Stoney Creek, Canada

#7 Nov 28, 2013
cherokee mojon coVarde wrote:
<quoted text>Jill, as usual, you are so full of zhit! You love to deceive, misrepresent, misdirect, and misinform
the readers so that your message conforms to the dogma espoused by the communist propaganda machine, don't you Jill! You are a bad girl Jill, a very bad girl. Who pays you Castro's G2 or the international communist movement? Not it makes a difference, you are a bad girl, Jill!
Just mimicking your anti-Cuban Rhetoric, goofball!

If you look very closely; the comparisons are dead even!

“CUBA Y PUERTO RICO HERMANOS”

Since: Dec 06

Marco Island,Florida

#8 Nov 28, 2013
Donky Boy wrote:
<quoted text>Just mimicking your anti-Cuban Rhetoric, goofball!
If you look very closely; the comparisons are dead even!
Its not abti/Cuba 'Donkey Boy',its snti/Castro dictatorship 'Dumb''Dumb'!!!!!!!!!

“CUBA Y PUERTO RICO HERMANOS”

Since: Dec 06

Marco Island,Florida

#9 Nov 28, 2013
Donny Boy wrote:
<quoted text>Just mimicking your anti-Cuban Rhetoric, goofball!
If you look very closely; the comparisons are dead even!
Its not anti-Cuba 'Donkey Boy',its anti-Castro dictatorship 'Dumb''Dumb'!!!!!!!!!
Eresunmarico

Germany

#10 Nov 28, 2013
Orlando Leone Jr wrote:
Anything can happen in a dictatorship!
No freedom
No human rights
Puppets of thge state...period!
Sounds like the corrupt cities SweetWater, Hialeah and Miami-dade which Miami Cubans politicos run .
cherokee mojon coVarde

Union, NJ

#11 Nov 28, 2013
WE JUST DONT CARE wrote:
<quoted text>
Its not anti-Cuba 'Donkey Boy',its anti-Castro dictatorship 'Dumb''Dumb'!!!!!!!!!
las locas estan revueltas

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