The Tostonet venture repairs laptops, PCs and other devices. Although the nine employees can compete together for contracts, they all hold their own licenses as self-employed workers. Here Manuel Mendez, left, and Pedro Jordan, right, take advantage of the free WiFi outside the Estadio Latina Americano in Havana.
The Tostonet venture repairs laptops, PCs and other devices. Although the nine employees can compete together for contracts, they all hold their own licenses as self-employed workers. Here Manuel Mendez, left, and Pedro Jordan, right, take advantage of the free WiFi outside the Estadio Latina Americano in Havana. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
The Tostonet venture repairs laptops, PCs and other devices. Although the nine employees can compete together for contracts, they all hold their own licenses as self-employed workers. Here Manuel Mendez, left, and Pedro Jordan, right, take advantage of the free WiFi outside the Estadio Latina Americano in Havana. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

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