Afro-Cubans’ new role, and Cuba’s 500,000 layoffs

November 26, 2010

World in View: Afro-Cubans’ new role
by Gerry Emmett

Last month, the Cuban government announced that it would lay off 500,000 state employees by early next year. This comes as part of a long-term plan to promote private enterprise alongside state-run enterprises in developing an economic model similar in intent to China’s variant of state-capitalism.

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