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Red tape, bureaucracy and ideology limiting foreign investment in Cuba

Saturday, September 8th 2012 - 06:07 UTC
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Cuba's failure to encourage more foreign investment is crippling its economic performance and putting its goal of sustainable growth in danger unless changes are made, local experts and diplomats said this week. Read full article

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  • LightThink

    One of my relatives visited Cuba for investment exploration few years ago.

    He told me They proposed only Tourism Investment..not any other things.
    They have no any midterm--longterm visions ,dont know what they want.

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 09:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    They are communist, that's to be expected.

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 04:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    2@ Yeap, they must keep people poore & submitted so they can keep the power...of course...!!!......It´s a communist law and practice....
    If people become rich & free then they won´t be communist....of course...!!!...It´s a democratic law and practice...

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 05:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LightThink

    China is “” communist “” too.

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 05:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Yes and free trading markets with political reforms as well, not to mention a multiple of various leaders.........Making a another unknown point again?
    How is it that argentina support democracy in cuba again?

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • row82

    Please support this page - Falkland Islands Desire The Right - dedicated to Falkland Islands current affairs, keeping the islands free and poking fun at the lunacy of the Argentine government and their various claims and winding up their Internet trolls - https://www.facebook.com/Britain1592

    Sep 08th, 2012 - 06:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Give the reforms time. Anyway aren't US investors still banned by the blockade?

    Sep 09th, 2012 - 05:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Is Cuba aiming and targeting US based business? I think if Cuba ever pays back the assets they stole from American businesses after they revolution ......lol. That was the impetus of the blockade
    50 years run by one person and primarily supported by the USSR, until they feel. The amount of people that are willing to die crossing that narrow strip of water is amazing.

    Sep 09th, 2012 - 01:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    The quickest solution to this is to shoot the two old farts in the head and be done with them; let them have a bit of their own justice.

    And, if they wait until there is a visit by the new Deity, TMBOA, they can do the same to her as well.

    I would pay real money to witness that conjoined event.

    Sep 09th, 2012 - 07:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    And western cuba goes into total darkness from a massive power failure. Do they only have one power cord plugged in? The magic word for foreign investment my communist/socialists boys and girls is.....STABILITY.....let's spell it ...S-T- A-B-I-L-I-T-Y.....say it again.....now....once more with feeling!

    Sep 10th, 2012 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #10 Cuba has been the most stable country in Latin America for decades...

    Sep 11th, 2012 - 12:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    So is North Korea

    Sep 11th, 2012 - 12:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 11 B_S_K

    And among the poorest with no hope for those who want to work and improve their lives.

    Despicable people in charge, just like AG and her ilk.

    Sep 11th, 2012 - 11:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    http://www.argentinaindependent.com/currentaffairs/national-government-will-not-pay-subte-subsidies-with-2013-budget/

    Sep 11th, 2012 - 11:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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