Three popular restaurants along Havana’s seaside Malecon were closed recently, apparently for pushing free enterprise beyond legal boundaries. The historic Hotel Nacional de Cuba is seen in the foreground of this early morning picture.
Three popular restaurants along Havana’s seaside Malecon were closed recently, apparently for pushing free enterprise beyond legal boundaries. The historic Hotel Nacional de Cuba is seen in the foreground of this early morning picture. Joe Raedle Getty Images
Three popular restaurants along Havana’s seaside Malecon were closed recently, apparently for pushing free enterprise beyond legal boundaries. The historic Hotel Nacional de Cuba is seen in the foreground of this early morning picture. Joe Raedle Getty Images

Cuba reins in entrepreneurs who take free enterprise too far

July 31, 2017 12:25 PM

UPDATED August 01, 2017 05:41 PM

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  • Haley to UN General Assembly: U.S. does not fear isolation

    The United States voted against a UN resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba on Wednesday. The embargo resolution was overwhelmingly approved in the 193-member General Assembly by a vote of 191-2, with Israel joining the U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said the American people had chosen a new president and the United States would vote against any resolution calling for the lifting of the embargo "as long as the proceeds from trade with Cuba go to prop up the dictatorial regime responsible for denying those (human) rights."

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