How is Cuba changing?

Fidel Castro has handed control of Cuba over to his brother Raul. Cuba is a country which rouses strong and often polarised passions in many commentators. Certainly it proposes an equal society, where all people are cared for equally, but it also lacks democracy and some of the basic freedoms that are taken for granted in the western world.

Whatever your opinion, Cuba is now changing. More private ownership of goods is possible and the keystone policy that meant all people were paid the same wage regardless of their job is under threat. You can find out more about Cuba after Fidel Castro here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/americas/2007/castro/default.stm

The 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution has been marked across the country. The changes that Cuba has undergone and is about to undergo will shape the country as it enters a new era:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7806928.stm

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