Chock Full O’ Peas Is That Heavenly Coffee

Due to the increased price of coffee beans and the country’s economic crunch, the Cuban government has decided that the coffee citizens get for their monthly ration coupon will be blended with peas. This is nothing new, as they did this for years, but in 2005 they actually started handing out pure coffee. It makes economic sense since coffee prices have risen 69% to $2,904 a ton while peas have only climbed 30% to $500 a ton. Hopefully the trade ministry won’t realize that dryer lint is abundant and free.

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