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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

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only accept U.S. dollars as payment.

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 ...

What can a Cuban buy with a Dollar? - Cuba Forum - TripAdvisor

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Jul 7, 2005 ... You can shop at "Dollar Stores"..... where all the prices are in US .... some for 20 each at a special market (the government can set ...

Online dollar store Hollar is giving these old-school shops a makeover

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Jul 25, 2016 ... As the $45.3 billion dollar-store industry matures, two entrepreneurs have ... Special Reports ... While dollar stores were once rebuked by shoppers who had the .... Mark Cuban fires back at Jack Welch on Twitter over Clinton ...

Washingtonpost.com: Cuba Special Report

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Jul 25, 1993 ... Carlos Lage, vice president of the Council of State and Cuba's leading ... Until recently, the parking lots of the dollar stores held a few cars with ...

Economy - Cuba - Caribbean: land sugar, only u, cuba island ...

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The government sold these goods in ?dollar stores??special stores that accepted only U.S. dollars as payment. This process ultimately brought valuable U.S. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cuba to Stop Accepting US Dollars in Transactions - Global Policy ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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.

Shopping in Cuba - The New Yorker

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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.