Cuban Lifts Ban On Computers And DVD Players


Cuba has authorized the sales of computers, DVD & video players and other electrical appliances in the first sign President Raul Castro is moving to lift some restrictions on daily life.

An internal memo seen by Reuters said the government ” Based on the improved availability of electricity the government at the highest level has approved the sale of equipment which was prohibited.”

The list includes computers, video, DVD players, 19 inch and 24 inch television sets, electric pressure cookers and rice cookers, electric bicycles,car alarms and microwaves that can now be freely bought by Cubans.

{Adapted from International Press Reports}


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