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The restaurateurs of Havana

The restaurateurs of Havana

Camille Sparkman,
Contributor
September 20, 2017

Somewhere around 80% of Cuba’s industries are owned and operated by the Cuban government, including restaurants. It has been this way since the 1960s when Cuba became a socialist government. Under the...

Cuban restaurants find ways to thrive despite US embargo

Cuban restaurants find ways to thrive despite US embargo

Camille Sparkman,
Contributor
August 28, 2017

Shortly after 12 p.m. on a Thursday in Old Havana, a man donned in chef’s outfit is yelling out to people as they pass by in the sweltering sun. The chef is wearing a white hat and a short-sleeve shirt,...

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