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Cuba Reforms

Record Travel Levels In Cuba A Year Into Reform

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

HAVANA (AP) — Last February, Amalia Reigosa Blanco experienced for the first time the rush of an airplane taking off. She browsed the clothing shops...

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...

Cuba: No 'Concession To The Enemy'

AP | By PAUL HAVEN | Posted 03.30.2012 | World

HAVANA -- President Raul Castro delivered a full-throated defense of Cuba's one-party political system on Sunday, and a sharp warning to Communist Par...

For First Time Since Revolution, Cuba Allows Sale, Purchase Of Private Real Estate

AP | By PAUL HAVEN | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

HAVANA -- For the first time in a half-century, Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell real estate openly, bequeath property to relatives without rest...

Cuba's Leader Proposes Sweeping Reforms

AP | By PETER ORSI | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

HAVANA -- Raul Castro proposed term limits Saturday for Cuban politicians – including himself – a remarkable gesture on an island ruled fo...

Cuba Details Free-Market Reforms

PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba's communist leaders mapped out a brave new world of free enterprise on Friday, approving a laundry list of small-time businesses,...

Cuba To Cut 500,000 Government Workers, Reduce Restrictions On Private Enterprise

AP | WILL WEISSERT and PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Cuba announced Monday it will cast off at least half a million state workers by early next year and reduce restrictions on private ente...

Cuba Enacts 2 Surprising Free-Market Reforms

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Cuba has issued a pair of surprising free-market decrees, allowing foreign investors to lease government land for up to 99 years &ndash...