Reading the history, it states that under Castro, they nationalized many if not all US companies. My question is: does anyone know what companies these were? As in what oil companies were there at the time? Following this, if there is any data on wages paid by the companies? I'm writing a paper and I'm trying to show unfair treatment, and I am not having luck on specifics.

A quick search found this:


  • I can't answer this question, but for the paper it's worth looking into the level of organised crime and the country of origin for those criminals - I remember hearing that the level of prostituion caused by being a playground for wealthy foreigners was a big factor - but I have no idea if that is true, and it is clearly a loaded proposition. – Phil Lello Apr 5 '16 at 12:08
  • Answer: A bunch of casinos. Source: "The Godfather" :) – user4012 Apr 5 '16 at 14:13
  • lol best answer yet! Im over it. no worries. thanks though. – dcarney999 Apr 5 '16 at 14:17
  • I'm tempted to suggest migrating this to History.SE – user4012 Apr 5 '16 at 14:47
  • You are probably right. It is for a politics class that why I put it here – dcarney999 Apr 5 '16 at 14:50

After the revolution, RAND released a report on U.S. interests in Cuba that were nationalized. It doesn't have a list of companies, but it has a breakdown of the values in each industry.

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