Castro says Cuban model doesn't work

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    Damn, at least he realized that centralized planning sucks before he died.:cool:

    Report: Castro says Cuban model doesn't work - Yahoo! News

    Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine, asked if Cuba's economic system was still worth exporting to other countries, and Castro replied: "The Cuban model doesn't even work for us anymore" Goldberg wrote Wednesday in a post on his Atlantic blog.

    The state controls well over 90 percent of the economy, paying workers salaries of about $20 a month in return for free health care and education, and nearly free transportation and housing. At least a portion of every citizen's food needs are sold to them through ration books at heavily subsidized prices.

    Cuba...The island of "free" healthcare, $20 monthly salaries and great looking 1954 Chevrolets $Rofl_3e.gif
     
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    Look for Obama to open up Cuba for American tourism.
     
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    Gee, I wonder what opened his eyes. Maybe an entire country of third world slums?
     
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    There is no reason why he shouldn't.
     
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    Should have happened decades ago and Castro would have quickly fallen and we wouldn't have had that thorn in our side.
     
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    quote from OP:

    People in Cuba are having trouble even getting rice and beans to eat nowadays. Why in the hell Castro is just now realizing that communism doesn't work is beyond me. It's a little bit late, but hopefully Cuba can make some changes for the better at some point in the future.
     
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