Living with a strong euro

Tourists travelling to Cuba these days find many surprises, many things that work in a different manner to the rest of the world. Mixed with the cigars, the rum, the Malecon, and the charm of Havana, a signal of the slow but steady decline of US dominance in the world stands out when travellers learn that the euro is preferred to the dollar as a means of payment - a 10% fee is levied on exchanges of dollars - and that credit cards issued in the United States are not welcome. The leaders of Ir