Raul Castro says
There are three ways to get it.
It seems that the last option is being followed. La Jornada reports on a press conference by foreign investment minister Marta Lomas, where she says the “fundamental effort” in agriculture remains Cuban alone, but points to the possibility of joint ventures to increase rice and cattle production.
La Jornada also says there are proposals circulating that would create joint ventures to supply the tourism sector. This would reflect an admission that the current system, where a few state enterprises are assigned the task of supplying food to the tourism sector – and tourism businesses cannot contract directly with farmers or cooperatives – has failed. After more than a decade of tourism development,
A second report (in English) on Lomas’ comments is here.