The Cuban sugar industry production is expected to grow some 20 percent by the end of the harvest underway with industrial performance and availability of cane above expectations so far, industry sources said.
Ilustration by Alfredo Martirena The Cuban Telecommunications Company (Etecsa) reduced cell phone rates some 22% in domestic calls, which from now is 35 cents per minute CUC (1 CUC = 1 USD at the official rate) from 7 am to 11 pm and will apply it to all modalities: prepaid, postpaid and collect calls between phones.
The coming into force today of the updated migration law in Cuba has created different expectations inside and outside the country, where divergent forecasts range from the uncontrolled exodus, to even those who think a massive return of migrants will begin. In essence, the legal body simplifies the hitherto cumbersome for nationals traveling abroad, in addition to removing the term "final exit."
The expectations for the cure of cancer through the use of Cuban medicine Vidatox 30 CH (venom extracted from the Junceus Rhopalurus scorpion), are questioned by members of the Cuban scientific community, which consider it is only a complementary homeopathic product.
古巴人才刚刚开始察觉到的个人所得税制度，和新兴的私营活动和合作活动，因为到目前为止，最大的的商场几乎是唯一一个为了支持公共开支而进入中央财政库房。 普通公民几乎没有税务责任，只限于陆上车辆和船只，文件手续，非劳动收入的工资，一些新兴的商业和服务活动，机场税及通行费。 今天，在国民经济组扭曲和几十年来的坏习惯，以及缺乏经济文化，这是可以理解的，为了防止物价，工资，通货膨胀，税收和人民的购买力和家庭生活水平是密切相关的。 这是该国的经济的一个深刻的结构性变化，也被迫转型的税收制度，最近的法案生效于2013年1月，包含迄今无法想象的概念对于加勒比社会，个人贡献为社会保障，房地产税和工资。 后者出现在法律体系，但是它的执行被推迟，直到国家的条件允许的情况下“，理解为预先安排的需要和便利登记在土地注册处及全面的改革，允许员工平衡通货膨胀和收入。
Cubans are just now becoming aware of the establishment of a new system for taxing personal income and new private and cooperative activities, because until now the vast state economy was practically the only source of finances for national funds used to cover public spending. Average Cubans had hardly any tax obligations, limited solely to small sums for possession of vehicles or boats, processing of documents, non-wage income, certain incipient commercial and service activities, airport fees, tolls and others.
The Russian state company Zarubezhneft is currently undertaking the fourth attempt to find oil reserves in the Cuban Area Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), using the Cypriot drilling platform Songa Mercur, which is already in the called Block L, 330 kilometers (200 miles) east of La Havana.