Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
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Even Cuba Wants A Smaller Government

Cuba has 11.2 million people, half of them are workers and 85% of those are state-employed in some way. Now 500,000 people will be forced/allowed over the next year to enter one of the authorized 124 private occupations.

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dntsqzthchrmn (#2,893)

It's ok, they'll say uncle and all will be forgiven, and Disney Havana here we come.

dado (#102)

I hope they don't all become boat builders.

deepomega (#1,720)

Phrases like "The authorized 124 private occupations" leave my head spinning.

lxlxlxlxl (#7,420)

carribean casinos and whorehouses. vegas would be over wouldnt it?

either its fullblown shock therapy or stuff like this…

Smitros (#5,315)

Does anyone have a list of those "authorized" occupations and how specific or vague the definitions are? That could say a lot about the mindset behind the measure, and whether the leadership has a clue.

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