HAVANA, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- As seismic shifts go, Cuba's embrace of a socialist-coated market economy is going ahead in full stream as if it was the most natural thing for its authoritarian government to do in between Communist Party conferences and populist pep talkathons.
HAVANA, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A Cuban campaign against corruption in the government's higher echelons is in full swing, but with results not entirely as anticipated by President Raul Castro's administration.
HAVANA, March 7 (UPI) -- Cuba is cutting back state jobs as part of its plan to embrace market economy in stages, but still holds at least 100 political prisoners without trial, independent reports said.
HAVANA, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Cuba's planned removal of 500,000 jobs from the state sector threatens to derail the revolution as the government exhorts cash-strapped consumers to begin embracing a kind of free market economy -- but at a heavy price.
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