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The New Cuban Private Sector: Changes to the Cuban Labor Code and its Unintended Consequences

BY CHRISTOPHER PALAMO – Beginning in 2010, Cuba began passing a series of legislation targeted at modernizing the country’s socialist economic model. Specifically, the legislations were changes to the Cuban Labor Code, which loosened the regulation on trabajo por cuenta propia[1] (self-employment). The changes, while viewed by some as only gradual legislative efforts[2], are symbolic […]