Fidel's End Run Around Uncle Sam

Rows of Mitsubishi minivans, Toyotas, and Subarus nestle between huge new warehouses stocked with canned food, clothes, and machinery at Havana In-Bond, a quasi-free-trade zone on the capital's outskirts. The warehouses are staging areas for goods entering Cuba, often destined for the hotels and other businesses Cubans are setting up with foreign partners. More than 54 trading companies, with headquarters from Panama City to Madrid, now operate in the zone.

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