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"From Cuba with Love" Dara Cooper was one of 81 participants on a Reality Tours trip of farming and permaculture experts to Cuba, to participate in the International Permaculture Convergence, November 24-December 7. Dara is the director of The NYC Food and Fitness Partnership at Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, which works to address…Read More

From Cuba With Love

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14th January, 2014 - Posted by Admin - No Comments Dara Cooper was one of 81 participants on a Reality Tours trip of farming and permaculture experts to Cuba, to participate in the International Permaculture Convergence, November 24-December 7. Dara is the director of The NYC Food and Fitness Partnership at Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration…Read More
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BBC: Cuba to scrap two-currency system in latest reform · Causes

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Since 1994 Cuba has had two currencies, one pegged to the US dollar and the other worth only a fraction of that. The more valuable convertible peso (CUC) was reserved for use in the tourism sector and foreign trade. Now its value will be gradually unified with the lower-value CUP, ending a system resented by ordinary Cubans. No fixed…Read More
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