Cuba Lifts Ban on Appliances that Consume Too Much Energy
Cuba Lifts Ban on Appliances that Consume Too Much Energy
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 12:05

Cuba is now allowing individual imports of appliances, lifting a ban imposed in 2005 after a wave of energy shortages and blackouts, reports the AP. As a result, Cubans are now able to bring up to two appliances per person into the island for noncommercial use. The list of approved items now include air conditioners with a capacity of less than 1 ton, microwaves under 2,000 watts and ovens that consume less than 1,500 watts.


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Chavez to Halt Heating Oil Aid Program for Poor in USA
By Mariela Rosario | 01/06/2009 - 18:30

Due to nose-diving oil prices, the government of Venezuela recently decided to end it's program for providing home heating oil to impoverished communities in the United States.


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