HAVANA (AP) – Cubans are getting wired. The island’s communist government put desktop computers on sale to the public for the first time Friday, ending a ban on PC sales as another despised restriction on daily life fell away under new President Raul Castro.
A tower-style QTECH PC and monitor costs nearly US$780 (euro505). While few Cubans can afford that, dozens still gawked outside a tiny Havana electronics store, crowding every inch of its large glass windows and leaving finger and nose prints behind.
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Speaking of communism and the abject poverty and oppression it brings, here is one of my favorite examples of a picture saying 1,000 words…and I’ll add a few for good measure.
It’s a picture of the Korean peninsula taken at night. Communist North Korea – where over 23 million people are subjugated by that tyrant, Small-Ding-Dong (or whatever his name is), is shrouded in darkness. Democratic South Korea is on the bottom, beaming with vitality and a booming economy.