Cuban capitalism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27338/all en Cuba's 'resale' economics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130122/cuba-reforms-vendors-private-business-state-economy <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">HAVANA &mdash; Cracker Man&rsquo;s cry echoes down the streets of Havana&#39;s Buena Vista neighborhood, trailed by the clatter of his shopping cart over potholes.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">He&rsquo;s one of roughly 400,000 Cubans now working as state-licensed entrepreneurs in the communist country&#39;s small but growing private sector.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">The government wants it to stimulate Cuba&rsquo;s moribund economy, but experts say the authorities have yet to take the next necessary step: allowing entrepreneurs to innovate and manufacture their own products.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130122/cuba-reforms-vendors-private-business-state-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cuban capitalism Business Want to Know Cuba Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:00:46 +0000 Nick Miroff 5737994 at http://www.globalpost.com