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 ...
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 ...
dollars and established state-run dollar stores to channel dollars to the
government. .... the Cuban economy during the recession of the Special Period.
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.
May 26, 2016 ... Both Dollar General and Dollar Tree traded higher on Thursday after the discount
retailers posted earnings that beat Wall Street expectations.
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, ...
Nov 9, 2004 ... The Cuban Convertible Peso, CUC, or 'chavitos' as they are called ... that operate
with foreign currencies including special stores, hotels, ...
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).