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27 Feb, 2015 07:15

Cuba Part III: Evolution of revolution

Abby Martin features the third installment of BTS’ trip to Cuba, focusing on reforms to the country’s economic and agricultural models. An overview of how Cuba’s organic movement evolved and the challenges of the food subsidy system. Agricultural co-op founder Miguel Angel Salcines Lopez talks about how Cuba’s cooperative and food system works. Ernesto Blanco, owner of La Fontana restaurant in Havana, tells of the difficulties of operating a private business in Cuba and how entrepreneurs are being impacted by recent economic reforms. Ricardo Alarcón, former minister of foreign affairs and president of the People’s National Assembly of Power, talks about the normalization process with the US and the biggest hurdles still remaining in the negotiations


Cuba Part I

Cuba Part II

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