Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Cuban Cigars Purchases Will Be Limited!!!

The government really hates regular people.

The Obam move to lift the Cuban ban is is all about businesses (Read banksters and the elite) and "humanitarians" (read government connected humanitarians).  For some strange reason, (What could it be other than hate?) there will be a limit on consumer purchases of such items as Cuban cigars and rum.

WaPo explains:
Don't light up those Cuban cigars just yet.
The news that the United States and Cuba will begin the process of normalizing relations doesn't mean you can book that Havana vacation right away. Tourists still won't be able to get visas, although businesses, baseball teams, humanitarian groups, and families with Cuban relatives will. And anyone who does visit will only be able to bring back $100 worth of Cuban cigars and rum...
The Cuban government is going to let more of its people get Internet access; only 5 percent do right now. And, to that end, U.S. companies will be allowed to export things like computers, smartphones, and software to Cuba. They'll also be able to sell basic goods like construction material and agricultural equipment to help Cuban companies and farmers rebuild their economy on more efficient ground.

8 comments:

  1. is it just me or does this guys article read in a way that implies the U.S. gov. is always willing to trade with anyone (country). It's just that the other side won't cooperate. I always thought trade restrictions with Cuba were mainly placed on our side, not Cuba's. Or has it been both?

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  2. How about the cars in Cuba? Are we going to be able to go there, buy some and ship them back?

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  3. I get the problems with this potential new deal. Can someone explain to me why/how this new situation would be worse then the current arrangement.

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  4. Don't forget cane sugar. There is a backlash against high fructose corn syrup these days.

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    1. Ooooops scratch that Florida Crystals short. They're private.

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  5. And it will come as no surprise to you to learn that the POS Kennedy stocked up on his favorite cigars before signing the sanctions order.
    http://blogs.ft.com/the-world/2014/12/cigars-all-round-the-thaw-in-us-cuba-relations/

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  6. It's my limited understanding that Cuba has driven out its talented cigar makers to places in Central America.

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