In Cuba between 1993 and 2004, a dollar store was a government-owned shop
that sold goods ... However, the "dollar stores" remained open and despite their
acceptance of only the ... Tools....
only accept U.S. dollars as payment.
Oct 23, 2013 ... Dollar stores mushroomed to capture the money flowing in from newly welcomed
tourists and Cubans living abroad. Meanwhile, all Cuban ...
Jan 7, 2016 ... Cuba and Venezuela maintain control of the dollar as the Philosopher's Stone "
Jan 10, 2016 ... In the markets and shops of Cuba, handicrafts are in ample supply but certain ... I
was able to peer into the darkened grocery store to see considerable yards of
empty shelves. ... this time “the special period” and the North Koreans “the
arduous March”—and ... Try The New Yorker for only a dollar a week.
Jan 23, 2012 ... Initially, special stores stocked with better quality and more of a ... as a new
currency that was created: the CUC (the Cuban Convertible Peso).
Carlos Lage, vice president of the Council of State and Cuba's leading economic
... Until recently, the parking lots of the dollar stores held a few cars with ...
May 13, 2002 ... Today Cuba has adapted to the special period not only with .... Dollar stores in
Cuba currently sell, among other brands, Campbell Soup, Heinz, ...
Oct 26, 2004 ... Cuba said that US dollars would no longer be accepted in stores on the island ...
If they want to shop at special stores that sell goods for foreign ... Banks will stop
conducting dollar transactions beginning November 8, and ...
Nov 9, 2004 ... The Cuban Convertible Peso, CUC, or 'chavitos' as they are called ... that operate
with foreign currencies including special stores, hotels, ...