In Cuba, Cellphone Calls Go Unanswered

Tatiana González stood transfixed before the glass display case watching a single cellphone spin around and around on a carousel at the government-run store. It was a Nokia 1112, a simple, boxy gray workhorse of mobile telecommunications technology — and González was in love.She coveted that phone. She confessed she had dreamed of that phone. But she would have to wait just a little longer before she could cradle it to her ear. How much longer? “I hope a year, no more,” said González, who toils as a manager of medical records in a hospital, earning $21.44 a month.To read this report in The Washington Post in full, see:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/02/AR2009010202409.html.

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