The precarity of the island has made it necessary for Cubans to find alternative ways to get access to foreign currency, creating an "informal" market.
Author - Hamed Toledo
Hamed Toledo is a writer and promoter of various sociocultural projects and publications. He is also an activist in anti-authoritative and solidarity initiatives, and holds a degree in philosophy from the University of Havana. He was born and lives in Guanabacoa, a magic place on the outskirts of the Cuban capital. He prefers poetry by Eliseo Diego, Radiohead and starry nights.