Sunday, April 27, 2008

More Fishwrap

The announcement made by the organ of the Communist Party... that the newspaper Granma will be contain twice the pages on Fridays benefits humble residents, given the high price of toilet paper*, the scarcity of packaging materials to wrap and transport products acquired at the market and to collect everyday domestic garbage.
-Oscar Mario González, independent journalist

*A roll of toilet paper costs the equivalent of three days pay. Read the story in Spanish here.

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