Number of Cuban Self-Employ Workers Doubles

4 Havana,mar 5. -Some 113,618 Cubans had been authorized to work as self-employed workers until January 31, 2011, since the regulations to exercise that kind of labor modality were eased in late October 2010, according to Idalmys Alvarez, director of Employment at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. When the new measures were taken in late 2010, there were

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Almost 68,000 Cubans Studying to be Teachers

0 Havana, Dec 16. -More than 67,900 students are studying for teaching degrees in Cuban universities this year, according to the Ministry of Higher Education. According to the National News Agency, Deputy Education Minister Rolando Forneiro said at a news conference that changes have been made at the universities to improve the quality of future teachers and their professional training.

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Cuba Boosts Railroad Recovery

1 Havana, May 12. -The Cuban Ministry of Transportation is currently boosting recovery of the country's railroad network, an initiative that, according to authorities, demands an enormous effort. To fulfill such objective, it is necessary to repair about 6,000 kilometers long (3,800 miles long)of rail tracks, buy new equipment, recover and upgrade repair-shops and increase personnel training, Vice President of

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