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EXPLAINER-The state of Raul Castro's economic reforms in Cuba

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

By Marc Frank
HAVANA, April 17 (Reuters) - President Raul Castro’s efforts
to modernize Cuba's Soviet-style centrally planned economy have
borne mixed results, with some initiatives moving forward,
others stalled and still others either scuttled or yet to begin.
The effort can best be viewed as building on policy changes
Cuba initiated after the fall of the Soviet Union, for example
allowing foreign investment and some mom-and-pop businesses.
Late former Pre ...