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Cuba: 50 Years of the “Libreta”

“Citizens are divided between those who fear that its disappearance will result in hunger among the poor and those who believe that it is cheaper to subsidize people than products”: The Cuban embargo isn't the only thing that recently turned 50 – so has the Cuban ration book. Havana Times explains.

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