WORLD IN BRIEF : CUBA : Rationing of Food, Clothing Extended

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

The Cuban government extended the rationing of food, clothing and household articles and restricted the sale of electrical items in a further sign that the island is feeling the pinch of cutbacks in Soviet imports. In a move to ensure fair distribution and prevent hoarding and black marketeering, the government imposed controls on the sale of 28 food items.

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