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.
Sep 6, 2012 ... Cuba experiments with debit cards in dollar stores .... created hard times in Cuba
known as the "Special Period" because of the tight rationing of ...
Aug 9, 1992 ... HAVANA -- Cuba's swing to tourism is bringing in vital hard currency, but ...
expensive restaurants and special dollar stores if accompanied by a ...
Dec 19, 2014 ... This is supposed to be pegged to the U.S. dollar and served, initially, for
purchasing imported goods at “dollar stores.” (A dollar store in Cuba ...
The dollar shops have all the clothes and export-quality goods and are well-
stocked. ... Their cooking oil ration is tiny and the state stores often don't have any
. .... If you pay in dollars, you go to a special office in the terminal to get the ticket
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, ...
CUC: Official name Cuban Convertible Peso; CUP: Official name Cuban Peso ...
Some stores and other establishments only take CUCs and others only take
CUPs. .... around the world, but Cuba will always have a special place in our
Feb 26, 2002 ... Instead, they must be purchased in dollars from the special stores that ... Dany's
services, a mere dollar or two per guest compared with up to ...
Nov 9, 2004 ... The Cuban Convertible Peso, CUC, or 'chavitos' as they are called ... that operate
with foreign currencies including special stores, hotels, ...