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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Cuba: Waiting for the Ox

In Cuba, the ox may be mightier than the tractor -

In this Aug. 6, 2009 photo, farmer Diosdado Mena works his oxen in a field in Los Palacios, Cuba. Cuba may rely more heavily than ever on oxen to save fuel normally used by heavily machinery. In a speech to lawmakers last weekend, Raul Castro extolled the value of oxen, saying a pilot program promoting urban farming and relying on the beasts of burden in the central province of Camaguey would be expanded to the rest country.

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eArio said...

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Cuba is affordable Caribbean paradise, embrace white sandy beaches,
enchanting colonial atmosphere and hot Salsa music.
Explore site and discover unspoiled beaches and tourists favorite spots.
Driving is an excellent way to discover charm of the Cuban islands.
Cuba is mix of music, mojitos, best of cigars, classic cars, vibrant nightlife and latin culture.

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