Business & Economy23 Dec 2011 12:28 GMT
Rules allowing Cubans to buy and sell cars and homes, and to take out loans are steps taken to "modernise" the economy.
Latin America10 May 2011 14:11 GMT
A housing deficit means the Communist Party is easing restrictions on buying flats, as part a broad package of reforms.
Politics15 Apr 2011 13:32 GMT
Cuba's Communist Party (PCC) will meet to decide on reforms aimed at modernising the country's socialist economy.
US & Canada01 Feb 2010 13:11 GMT
Cuban political scientist says being poor and white not the same as being poor and black.
US naval group holds drills as N Korea ramps up threats
Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest
What is happening in Macedonia?
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Philippines leader says N Korea 'wants to end world'
Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
Iran: Khamanei rebuffs Rouhani over detente with West
Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?
Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?
Libya seizes oil tankers after shootout at sea
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