Category Archive: Social Change

Visons in Spanish

Visons in Spanish

This link will take you to a blog written by one of our fellow classmates, Erich Pacheco,  about his thoughts on Cuba, in Spanish. Las Palabras no son suficientes para describir a Cuba Photos of a street carnival by Erich … Continue reading

 

New Money

New Money

by Kyrstin Thorson 5.8.13 In 2009, the Obama Administration eased restrictions on sending remittances to Cuba. Obama removed the limit on the amount that could be sent by people in the U.S. to family in Cuba (within 3 degrees of … Continue reading

 

Private Sector Growth in the Cuban Economy

Private Sector Growth in the Cuban Economy

by: Natalie Cox 4.25.13 Since 2008, the Cuban government has slowly implemented a number of economic reforms that are stirring up activity in a previously dormant private sector. In small numbers, Cubans are now starting their own small businesses, buying … Continue reading

 

┬┐Embargo o Bloqueo?

┬┐Embargo o Bloqueo?

By Hawley Harrigan When I went to Cuba I was aware of what we call in the United States an embargo, which made it difficult, and in recent years nearly impossible, for a citizen of the United States to travel … Continue reading

 

A Taste of Co-Operation, A Day at Alamar Urban Garden

A Taste of Co-Operation, A Day at Alamar Urban Garden

   by Iris Nolasco 4.22.13 A rainy day might not be viewed to most as a day for an adventure, but my excitement grew when we neared the urban garden. Armed with my rain jacket and flip-flops I hopped off … Continue reading

 
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