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Castro regime reforms pushing Cuba into the 20th century

The reforms of Cuban dictator Raul Castro are doing wonders for the communist island. On the heels of opening a little over 100 internet cafés with one or two computers each for Cuba's 11-million+ citizens so they can access a highly filtered and strictly monitored censored version of the World Wide Web at the cost of two weeks salary per hour, the Castro dictatorship has announced the launching of a new initiative to push Cuba further into the 20th century.

Via Café Fuerte (my translation):

Cuba to resume the use of bicycles to alleviate the public transportation crisis

Facing a further deteriorating public transportation crisis, the Cuban government will implement an urgent plan in an effort to resolve transportation problems for commuters in Havana, which include the promotion of the use of bicycles, a symbol of the dark days of the "special period" on the island.

Continue reading the story (in Spanish) HERE.

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