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In Farmers Market, A "Free Market" Rises In Cuba

http://www.npr.org

Cuba has no shortage of fertile farmland, but the country spends $1.5 billion a year importing about 70 percent of its food. The communist government's chronic struggle to get farmers to produce more is forcing authorities to grudgingly accept a greater role for market principles and the profit motive. Now authorities seem willing to go another step further, tolerating the rise of what might be described as Cuba's "free-est" market.

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Created by Jking8767 1 year 30 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 30 weeks ago
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Cuban government says; oops Communism does not actually work.

http://www.bbc.co.uk

Cuban President says state's role in the economy has to be reduced. Well no kidding? It only took you 51 years to figure it out.

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Created by mosltyfree 3 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 42 weeks ago
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Fidel Castro no longer believes in Communism

http://www.foxnews.com

Fidel Castro no longer believes in communism. "The Cuban [economic] model doesn't even work for us anymore."

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