Views Of The Cuban Economy, Currency And Tobacco Harvest

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Freshly-harvested tobacco leaves sit on a cart during the harvest on... News PhotoAgriculture,California,Cigarette,Coin,Cuba,Currency,Economy,Environment,Europe,Finance,Global Finance,Horizontal,Outdoors,Pinar del Rio,Plantation,SittingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergFreshly-harvested tobacco leaves sit on a cart during the harvest on a plantation near Pinar del Rio, Cuba, on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. In a country where the average monthly salary is $19, according to Cuba's statistics agency, even buying an airplane ticket will be beyond the reach of most of the island's 11 million residents as President Raul Castro begins easing travel rules on the communist island. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images