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The new real estate market in Cuba, how to buy homes and apartments

Posted in Cuba Business > Business In Cuba

Cuba’s New Real Estate Market, a Latin America Initiative Working Paper by Philip Peters Introduction he November 2011 law that permits Cubans to buy and sell residential real estate is among the most impactful of the reforms undertaken in Cuba since Raúl Castro became president in 2008. It opens… Read More

List of 201 legal occupations for small business entrepreneurs in Cuba

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Comprehensive listing of legal small businesses in Cuba occupied by “non-state” entrepreneurs called cuentapropistas. As seen in the Annex of Richard Feinberg’s detailed report on entrepreneurs in Cuba. 1. Accountant/Tax Preparation 2. Animal Caretaker 3. Animal Groomer 4. Animal… Read More

Richard Feinberg writes detailed report on entrepreneurs aka cuentapropistas in Cuba

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Richard Feinberg | Brookings A dynamic, independent private sector is rapidly emerging in Cuba and it is quickly absorbing workers laid off from the government and enlarging a growing middle class. Cubans are now opening bed and breakfasts, paladares, small retail shops and offering services in newly… Read More

Part 2 of the Special Development Zone at the port of Mariel Cuba

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continued from part 1 - 100 Questions and Answers about the Mariel Special Development Zone in English About the Development Fund 90. What is the Development Fund of the Zone? The dealers and users established in the area contribute to the formation of a fund for the maintenance of the office and maintenance… Read More

100 Questions and Answers about the Mariel Special Development Zone in English

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by Jesus V. Bu Marcheco from the University of Havana Recently created, the Special Development Zone of Mariel, located at the Port of Mariel, east of Havana, is called to meet the objectives of promoting increased infrastructure and activities to increase the exports, import substitution, the realization… Read More

Congressman supports efforts to bring Cuban diabetes medicine Heberprot-B to US

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By Marc Caputo | Miami Herald Havana Journal publisher comments in bold below. In a significant break with Cuban exile leaders, Miami Congressman Joe Garcia is supporting the efforts of a Havana research institute that wants U.S. approval to test and market a diabetes treatment in this country. Good… Read More

Cuba’s Industrial Future seminar at Casa Bacardi October 9

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This event will be taking place on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, with a reception at 6:00 pm, and panel session from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  The event will be held at: Casa Bacardi, 1531 Brescia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Cuba’s Industrial Future Purpose: The Association of Cuban Engineers… Read More

Stephen Purvis writes about hypocritical foreign investment business in Cuba

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Letter received from Stephen Purvis of Coral Capital and posted at Economist.com Dear Editor, I enjoyed reading about my misfortunes in the Economist, albeit many months after publication and in the company of fellow inmates in the Cuban high security prison, La Condesa. I would ask you to correct the… Read More

Cuba still not doing well with foreign investment - Cienfuegos oil refinery as example

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(original title: Amid uncertainties, Cuba seeks funding for refinery expansion) By Jeff Franks | Reuters Cuba is looking for someone to finance a $6 billion expansion of its largest refinery, in the city of Cienfuegos, amid uncertainties about China’s role in the project and the future of its close… Read More

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