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2014: Cubans Now Free to Buy New Cars at Exorbitant Prices
Cybercast News Service ^
| January 3, 2014 - 3:29 PM
| Barbara Boland
Posted on 01/03/2014 8:59:14 PM PST by Olog-hai
Fifty-five years after the Communist takeover in Cuba, residents there can now buy new and used cars without a government permit, but with the massive mark-up on new car prices by state-run retailers, most ordinary Cubans wont benefit from the new rules, reported BBC News.
A new Peugeot 508 model, for example, is selling for $262,000 in Havana at a dealership, and even used VWs are selling for more than $60,000.
(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...
TOPICS: Business/Economy; Cuba; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: communism; newcars; raulcastro; totalitarianism
posted on 01/03/2014 8:59:14 PM PST
so now they are just teasing everyone.
posted on 01/03/2014 9:51:58 PM PST
(It's time for a second political party.)
This is going to drive up South Florida’s car theft rate, big-time.
posted on 01/03/2014 9:57:38 PM PST
(Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
Commie Commissars must pay well...
How many commie slaves does it take to pay for a $262,000 automobile?..
No wonder those in Washington D.C. are so wealthy..
posted on 01/03/2014 10:56:08 PM PST
(This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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