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What's next microwave pizza?

The latest reform brought to the Cuban people by President Raul Castro.

The first legalised home computers have gone on sale in Cuba, but a ban remains on internet access.

This is the latest in a series of restrictions on daily life which President Raul Castro has lifted in recent weeks.

Maybe IBM still has some of their PCjr warehoused somewhere. They could make a killing in Cuba right now, that's if any Cuban people can affprd tp buy a PC..

Hat tip- Dr. Taylor at Poliblog who writes- "So, basically, the late-1980s have arrived! (Sans Prodigy, Compuserve and your local BBS, of course)." Can cellphones and microwaves be that far away?


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Comments (6)

Heh-it appears the only rea... (Below threshold)
irongrampa:

Heh-it appears the only real change in Cuba is the dictator's first name.

I can't wait until Cubans g... (Below threshold)

I can't wait until Cubans get access to the interwebs. Imagine all of the great porn they could make...

But hey, they've got the gr... (Below threshold)
SteveC:

But hey, they've got the greatest healthcare system in the world. I read that...somewheres.

Next year, Raul promises th... (Below threshold)
ptg:

Next year, Raul promises that every Cuban will be allowed to buy a Ferrari and a Rolex. All they need is money.

The ignoramii of the ruling... (Below threshold)

The ignoramii of the ruling class will soon send a massive shockwave into the Cuban lumpenproletariat causing an embrace of Western idealism and culture. What a shame, a once promising Marxist regime failed so miserably.

I know a Cuban who left Cub... (Below threshold)
DoubleU:

I know a Cuban who left Cuba in 1999/2000, he had a computer and internet access.




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