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Dollar store (Cuba)

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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....

Cuban dollar stores are special stores that - Answers.com

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only accept U.S. dollars as payment.

Cuba experiments with debit cards in dollar stores - World news ...

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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 ...

Washingtonpost.com: Cuba Special Report

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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 ...

We're Going to Cuba! (Or Not.) | Boston Review

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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 ...

Cuba

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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 an ...

Branding Cuba: La Vida Nike | Alternet

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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, ...

Cuban Peso | Convertible Pesos CUC | Cuba currencies - Holguin

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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 heart.

Cubans 2001 - Surviving Cuba

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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 ...

"Chavitos", Cuba's new convertible currency — MercoPress

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Nov 9, 2004 ... The Cuban Convertible Peso, CUC, or 'chavitos' as they are called ... that operate with foreign currencies including special stores, hotels, ...

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THE CASTRO DOLLAR - A special report - In Cuba's New Dual ...

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Jan 11, 1999 ... Government stores are nearly bare, and the food in farmers' markets is relatively expensive, thanks to onerous taxes on the vendors.

Cuba's currency: Double trouble | The Economist

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Oct 23, 2013 ... Dollar stores mushroomed to capture the money flowing in from newly welcomed tourists and Cubans living abroad. Meanwhile, all Cuban ...

Cubanonomics: Mixed Economy in Cuba during the Special Period ...

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dollars and established state-run dollar stores to channel dollars to the government. .... the Cuban economy during the recession of the Special Period. Political ...