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Cuban Busi­ness Cus­toms: The Short Course

Cana­di­an: Is there any­thing I should know about Cuban busi­ness cus­toms be­fore we get start­ed?
Trans­la­tor: No.

Girl with tray of espres­sos walks in and hands one to each per­son.

Cana­di­an: I don’t drink cof­fee.
Trans­la­tor: You do to­day.

Cuban Health Min­istry
Ha­vana, Cu­ba

Over­heard by: Drank the cof­fee

12PM Lunch

Em­ploy­ee #1: What are we col­lect­ing for?
Em­ploy­ee #2: Shelly* crashed her car and we are help­ing her out.
Em­ploy­ee #1: What? Has she nev­er heard of in­sur­ance? Uh uh, I ain’t putting in!

1046 George Town
Grand Cay­man

Over­heard by: not throw­ing in ei­ther