Cuba to lift ban on buying property
Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell property for the first time in more than 50 years.
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2011 20:11

In Cuba, the most common way to buy a new home is to barter your old one for it, as selling property is illegal.

But due to a change in the law, Cubans for the first time in more than 50 years will be allowed to purchase property.

Al Jazeera's Craig Mauro reports from Havana.

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