Cuba to Expand Leases to Self-Employed

4 Havana, Dec 26. -From January 1, 2012, the Cuban government will extend lease options to self-employed workers, including those who work as carpenterss and photographer, according to resolutions published on Monday in the Official Gazette.The rules of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Labor and Finance and Prices also include the trades of upholsterer, locksmith, clockmaker, shoemaker, and repairers of

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Cuban Gov’t Denounces Slander Campaign

2 Havana, May 10. -The Cuban government denounced the latest slander campaign orchestrated against the Revolution, this time over the death of Wilfredo Soto Garcia, 46, in the central province of Santa Clara. Counterrevolutionary elements unscrupulously fabricated the lie that Soto Garciaâ�Ös death was the result of an alleged beating by police, Cuba's nightly TV news program reported on Monday.

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