Terms used in Cuba that you must know and that are not in any dictionary
Cars that circulate, almost always American car makes from before 1960. They are called thus because of their shape that resembles an almond.
Non-state activity of using a private car as taxis. In Cuba they usually follow programmed routes.
The driver of a private car used as a taxi.
The start of the route where the taxis are concentrated.
The person who organizes the piquera, fills the cars with passengers according to the order of arrival, easily recognizable because they shout out the corresponding routes.