Capitalism taking root in Cuba

After decades of strict central control, the communist Caribbean nation is slowly liberalising in the economic sphere.

    After decades of strict central control, Cuba appears to be slowly liberalising.

    Its citizens are now able to leave the communist country on holidays. In the economic sphere, capitalism appears to be emerging in the country. Farmers can now sell their produce at prices they set themselves.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Havana.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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