Cubans learn to work for themselves

Entrepreneurs go it alone four years after President Raul Castro loosened state control to help boost the economy.

    Allowing Cubans to work for themselves was one of the major changes introduced by President Raul Castro four years ago. Castro's plan was to open up the tightly run state economy to help boost the country's capital. Hair-dressers, taxi drivers and street vendors were allowed to go it alone.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from Havana.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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