Nearly 30,000 People Are Working in the Non-state Sector in Camagüey Province

2 Camagüey, Aug 28. – With nearly 30,000 people working in the non-state sector, Camagüey is among the Cuban provinces where this employment stream is most popular. More than half of the new workers in the non-state sector were not working before, and of them, almost 20 percent are retired people and 14 percent are housewives. The number of people

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Raul Castro Highlights Cuban Economic Achievements

0 Havana, Aug 2. – President Raul Castro highlighted the achievements of the Cuban economy during the first semester of 2011, with projected growth of 2.9 percent by the end of the year.In closing remarks to the National Assembly of People's Power in the seventh ordinary session of its seventh legislature, the president referred to satisfactory results that led to

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Battle for Efficiency Will Mark Cuban Economy in 2011

0 Havana, Dec 17. -Savings will mark the Cuban economy in 2011 as the country continues its strategy of replacing imports and efficiently complying with investment agreements. Despite difficulties, the current year was positive for exports, Economy and Planning Minister Marino Murillo said on the first day of the 6th Ordinary Session of the 7th Legislature, which was chaired by

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Raul Castro Highlights Encouraging Signs in Cuban Economy

1 HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 1. – Cuban President Raul Castro said today there are encouraging signs of improvement in Cuban economy in the first half of the current year. Raul delivered a speech the fifth regular session of the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP) where he said that oil production, the increase of labor productivity above the average wage

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