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Cuba's Move Towards Helping Small Businesses

AP | Posted 12.30.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says it's easing the terms of lending to private business owners in an attempt to boost the country's new small business sector. ...

How Cuba's Economic Reforms Begin To Reshape Attitudes

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 12.09.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA (AP) — It's not dog-eat-dog. Not just yet. But as more and more islanders go into business for themselves under President Raul Castro's econ...

Cuban 3D Theaters Thrive

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 10.30.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- HAVANA (AP) — The streets of central Havana were dark and almost silent as a young married couple climbed a chipped marble staircase to th...

Cuban Entrepreneurs Prepare For Ban On Import Sales

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- HAVANA (AP) — You can find just about anything at El Curita marketplace in gritty central Havana. Hundreds of entrepreneurs hawk all mann...

Will Cuba's Expanding Experiment in Capitalism Be Allowed to Continue?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.26.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Among today's entrepreneurs, few were a part of the wave of tiny private businesses that appeared in the mid-'90s, so they have no memory of the trauma of being shut down, of governmental will strangling them.

Cuba's Rules Of Doing Business Are Changing

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

HAVANA — Green-clad security agents swoop down on an upscale business complex to shutter the offices of a Canadian car dealership. Top executive...