Almost 60 activities of self employment out of the 168 authorized by country are being carried out in Santa Cruz del Sur. In this new modality of employment, most of the applications include unemployed, retired people, housewives and in a smaller figure, active workers.
This is a response to the need of updating the national economic policy In order to increase efficiency throughout the Cuban nation, and this southern region does not escape from this project.
The contribution of the self-employment to the social security stands out among the benefits of the law itself, so as to offer protection in old age, total handicap and maternity, among other aspects. (Yanayma Rodríguez Molina/ Radio Santa Cruz)