Havana’s Bar Rosi, Where People Meet and Care for Each Other

Recently, a friend from Bar Rosi, a regular customer, suffered a heart attack, the third one in his 60 years, and he is still at the Freyre de Andrade hospital in Central Havana, which people call the Emergency Hospital. Not very common in these times of great insenstivity, his companions at Bar Rosi organized a collection for him, buying natural juices for the sick man.

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Cuba’s State-run Food Establishments Obsessed with Repairs

Even though a large number of establishments used during the last half a century by the state-owned food service sector were leased out or managed by cooperatives, over 50% still remain under government control. Repairing a state-run establishments is a lucrative business, they allocate materials and a lot of them end up far from the place where the remodeling work is taking place.

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