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Cuba looking for new oil supplier and begins implementing social security tax

Tuesday, September 6th 2016 - 19:36 UTC
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President Raul Castro has asked Russia to consider beginning to supply Cuba with oil. Before the Soviet Union’s disintegration in 1991, the ex URSS was Cuba’s main supplier under favorable trade terms. Russia's official news network revealed the news, allegedly in a direct request from Castro to president Vladimir Putin. Read full article


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  • pepitoperez

    Long story short, “Salaries in Cuba go down to $19 a month”

    Sep 07th, 2016 - 10:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • macsilvinho

    The biggest jail of hungry beggars is trying its last breath now with the new order in Braziled and failed Venezuela . Cuba is dead and must ressuscitate Capitalist with the Castros buried.

    Sep 07th, 2016 - 11:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    “Cuba has seen its provision from leading supplier Venezuela drastically cut because of the country's social situation and mismanagement of the economy. ”

    Much like Cuba itself. So much for socio/communist economics. Maduro likes to blame others for his is his opportunity to put the blame directly on Cuba...

    Sep 07th, 2016 - 11:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    So the poor sods who get just U$D20 per month have to lose 5% social security tax?

    Who gets the premiums: the Castro twats for a guess, they are multi-millionaires by popular account.

    You would think there were two 9mm cartridges available, wouldn't you?

    Sep 07th, 2016 - 12:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    @1 “Salaries in Cuba go down to $19 a month”

    Oh, dear. Must hear reekie's explanation of how this is all Macri's fault, and the result of Cuba's neoliberal model.

    Sep 07th, 2016 - 01:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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