Cubans face dire economic formula
06/29/2009 9:34 AM
06/29/2009 9:37 AM
The Cuban government's call for energy conservation appears to reflect the country's economic strategy under President Raul Castro, who assumed Cuba's leadership more than a year ago. Rather than follow the path of market-based liberalization reforms that China and Vietnam's communist governments have taken, Cuba intends to weather the crisis by slimming its bureaucracy and exhorting citizens to conserve resources and produce more.
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