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Compulsory Rural Boarding School Quietly Disappearing in Cuba

<div align="justify"> The rural boarding school system emerged nearly four decades ago, but only became compulsory for 10th, 11th and 12th grade students in the early 1990s, as part of a government strategy aimed at linking studies with work. Now, this is gradually going to change again. </div> Read More

In Cuba's Economy Two Plus Two Sometimes Equals Three

<div align="justify"> Lower world prices for nickel and a fall in tourism revenue have led the government to cut its forecast for economic growth this year from 6% to 1.7%. The island is still recovering from three devastating hurricanes last year, which the government says caused damage worth $10 billion. The American economic embargo is still there, too. <br /> </div> Read More

Plans to Drill in Cuban Waters Causes Concern in Florida

<div align="justify"> Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat who has made opposition to offshore drilling one of his signature issues, is against the Russian plans to drill in Cuban waters, as are environmentalists. On the other hand, this project is far from a reality and it will take some years before it can be put into practice. </div> Read More

Americans Openly Challenge Cuba Ban Travel Attempting to Change the Law

<div align="justify"> Since the 1962 travel and trade embargo was implemented, Americans have been forbidden to travel to Cuba without permission from the Treasury Department, and are not allowed to spend money there. However, since Obama came to power, Cuban-American relations have lightened considerably. </div> Read More

The Securities and Exchange Commission Worried about PCs with Celeron Chip in Cuba

<div align="justify"> The Securities and Exchange Commission is worried because Cuba possesses PCs with Celeron processors. As this processor is one of the lowest in the market and was obtained through a third country and the PCs were assembled in Cuba, one wonders what the SEC is worried about. </div> Read More