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Despite the fact that in Cuba there are 580,828 self-employed workers, the category closest to entrepreneurship, the percentage is still paltry compared to the situation in other countries: of the 4,474,000 employees operating in the economy, only 13% are engaged in private economic activities, while 87% of Cuba’s workers depend on the State.

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Havana. The United States prohibits tourism travel by Americans to Cuba … the Cuban economy illegally. Knowing the history of America and Cuba … Z and Beyoncé saunter around Havana so casually? Jay-Z … that causes millions of Cubans to suffer economically from … Continue reading
However the Trump administration's gamble turns out in Venezuela, the result for Cuba is clear: Venezuelan economic support is nearing its end Continue reading
… -wing allies Venezuela and Cuba is well-known, Havana denies the accusations … relationship between Caracas and Havana was apparent when Cuban President Miguel Diaz … would weaken an already struggling Cuban economy. Cuba has been preparing, says … Continue reading
… about 45 kilometers west of Havana, is currently working to strengthen … with the rest of the Cuban economy. This goal was … with the rest of the Cuban economy. The ZEDM, with … attracting investment. Considered an important Cuban economic enclave, it seeks to … Continue reading
Venezuela’s resistance to the tyrannical rule of Nicolas Maduro has hit a new peak, with hundreds of thousands taking to the streets to demand his exit. He can hold on if the military doesn’t turn — and if he’s willing to rule over a wasteland. That’s where the country’s headed as the economy grinds toward... Continue reading
… American convertible in Havana, Cuba. President Donald Trump’s Cuba policy is driving … considering tightening the Cuban embargo even more. (AP)HAVANA – The Trump administration … disrupt the Cuban economy,” said Phil Peters, a longtime Cuba expert and … Continue reading
… and withdrawing their licenses. Cuba began suffering severe food … island are speculating that Cuba may be returning to … access to replacement parts. Havana also failed to import sufficient … has long subsidized the Cuban economy through generous oil exports … Continue reading
HAVANA — The Trump administration is … democracy in Cuba and include factors such as the Cuban regime… needed foreign investment. The Cuban government launched waves of confiscations … the Cuban economy," said Phil Peters, a longtime Cuba expert … Continue reading
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press HAVANA (AP) - The Trump … democracy in Cuba and include factors such as the Cuban regime… needed foreign investment. The Cuban government launched waves of … the Cuban economy," said Phil Peters, a longtime CubaContinue reading
… of Sancti Spiritus in central Cuba, maintains a charming colonial … fought for the Independence of Cuba from Spain later. Those … importance of sugar to the Cuban economy over the centuries. It … Topes de Collantes, one of Cuba’s premier ecotourism centers. … Continue reading
HAVANA - Two weeks after it was approved by the Cuban National Assembly … for one Cuban peso.  Last year, on December 22, Cuba’s National … of the economy, while maintaining Cuba’s largely inefficient and stagnant … Continue reading
… USSR collapsed.  Unfortunately for Cubans, the "special periods … the Cuban economy, according to the Miami Herald: Cuba’s … USSR collapsed.  Unfortunately for Cubans, the "special periods … the Cuban economy, according to the Miami Herald: Cuba’s … Continue reading
… , through a planned economy. Cuba last reported its foreign debt … an outdoor food market in Havana in July. Sugar and … has authored various reports on Cuba in conjunction with international … top officials recently said the Cubans said little about how they … Continue reading
… capitalism.” Determined to revive Cuba’s fragile economy, weakened … power. During those years, Cuba centralized its economy, adopted … from Moscow. For the Cuban Revolution it signified an … managing fully-fledged restaurants. Havana can also boast of … Continue reading
… , through a planned economy. Cuba last reported its foreign debt … an outdoor food market in Havana in July. Sugar and … has authored various reports on Cuba in conjunction with international … top officials recently said the Cubans said little about how they … Continue reading
… Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cash-strapped Cuba plans fresh … through a planned economy. Cuba last reported its foreign debt … authored various reports on Cuba in conjunction with international … officials recently said the Cubans said little about how … Continue reading
UN report shows Bolivia leads Latin America in economic growth. Photo: teleSUR United Nations, December 27 (RHC)-- The Bolivian economy grew by 4.4 percent in 2018 and is estimated to maintain the same rate of growth in the coming year, according to the … Continue reading
Six months after being appointed as the new president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel will preside over ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of a revolution while facing a stagnant economy and … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Havana, December 26 (RHC)-- Cuba will close 2018 with … director, told reporters in Havana. The figure represents a … at Cuban ports. Other traditional markets of tourists to Cuba, among … foreign currency income to the Cuban economy, surpassed only by … Continue reading
… concluding the ordinary session of Cuban Parliament, while emphasizing they must … quot; On Dec. 7, the Cuban government put into force a … . Private work re-emerged in Cuba in 2010 as part of … . According to figures from the Cuban Labor Ministry, almost 600,000 … Continue reading
Cuba's National Assembly has … continuity than change. It maintains Cuba as a centrally planned economy … Continue reading
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's economy grew 1. … as free healthcare, Gil said. Cuba estimates the value of these … the economy. He added that Cuba would not increase its debt … new credits," he said. Cuba last reported its foreign debt … Continue reading
… economy." Gil insisted that Cuba's new loans would … level of debt." Cuba recently defaulted on a part … port and purchase of food. Havana blames these delays on the … hinders its international financial transactions. Cuba's government has said … Continue reading
… government, tourists continue to visit Cuba every year. (Photo: A. … in the country’s exports Cuban Minister of Economy and Planning … million tourists should arrive in Cuba), he said in the … At the Conference Center of Havana, Gil announced a forecast of … Continue reading
 HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 21 (ACN) The 2018 … multipurpose terminal in Santiago de Cuba, the expansion of telephone lines … Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba. - Brazil's president gave a big snub to Cuba as … Nicolas Maduro and one to Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.  In … were told to expect the Cuban economy to grow only 1 … plane crash that happened in Havana in May publicly spoke about … Continue reading
Havana, December 16 (RHC)— Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, … of Peoples Power, the Cuban parliament, started on Sunday … the Economic Commission, the Cuban President said "most … economic blockade and domestic inefficiencies. Cuba's economy grew 1 … Continue reading
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's economy will … ;s tightening of sanctions. Cuba's economy is notoriously … had problems repatriating profits from Cuban banks. Gil said austerity … spare parts and raw materials. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, … Continue reading
Allowing Americans with claims to sue third-country companies would provide zero benefits to U.S. claimants. But it would do a lot of other things Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 12 (ACN) The analysis … will focus the debates of Cuban deputies during the II session … Continue reading
… like all of Cuba is here." The "Cuban market… that its embassy in Havana has started giving Cubans with private business licenses … the island's economy. Cuba maintains tight restrictions on the … Continue reading
Havana. The United States prohibits tourism travel by Americans to Cuba … the Cuban economy illegally. Knowing the history of America and Cuba … Z and Beyoncé saunter around Havana so casually? Jay-Z … that causes millions of Cubans to suffer economically from … Continue reading
… with gusto. Nearly 600,000 Cubans have become cuentapropistas, or self … a particularly bad time for Cuba’s economy, which is … engage in private business. Cuba issues licences in only 123 … functioning public transport system in Havana—will be given magnetic … Continue reading
… became a possibility for Cubans too," said Havana resident Joaquin Montiel … in a state company. Cuba has lagged far behind most … and websites like Ecured, a Cuban Wikipedia, would be significantly … boost the economy and enable Cuba to better defend its … Continue reading
… 17 PM GMT By Reuters HAVANA — Cubans will be able to access … became a possibility for Cubans too,” said Havana resident Joaquin Montiel, … in a state company. Cuba has lagged far behind most … boost the economy and enable Cuba to better defend its revolution … Continue reading
… to do business in Cuba, private entrepreneurs will be … efforts to modernize the Cuban economy by allowing individuals … constitution, which reaffirms that Cuba is socialist by definition, … and economist, says if Havana subjects its entrepreneurs to too … Continue reading
… Airways will provide the connection Havana / Santo Domingo 03 … Domingo (Dominican Republic) and Havana (Cuba). According to Bayard the … -to-cuba.html , then extended its connections to Havana https:… inaugural flight to the Cuban capital is scheduled for … Continue reading
Havana, November 30 (RHC)-- The Cuban economy is expected to … that this year the Cuban economy been affected by financial … S. blockade and persecution of Cuba in the financial sector, … grow.  During the meeting Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel stressed … Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 30 (ACN) The country … the people expect from the Cuban State, and that cannot be … methods from immobilizing it. The Cuban President added that in this … Continue reading
… Spanish leader to Cuba in 32 years, as Havana seeks closer ties … is due to meet with Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel … in several sectors of the Cuban economy, including tourism and … members of Cuba's civil society, including Cuban writer Leonardo … Continue reading
After a visit to Russia and several Asian countries, Cuban ruler Miguel Diaz-Canel has returned home without the immediate economic aid required by the island’s stagnant economy. Even so, the … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuba’s decision to call home more than 8,300 medical personnel working in Brazil will deal a blow to the island’s already shaky economy, experts say. Havana announced the recall after … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Havana. The United States prohibits tourism travel by Americans to Cuba … the Cuban economy illegally. Knowing the history of America and Cuba … Z and Beyoncé saunter around Havana so casually? Jay-Z … that causes millions of Cubans to suffer economically from … Continue reading