Cuban New Economic Measures

New economic measures in Cuba: Statement by the Cuban Federation of Workers

The economic crisis has affected all economies around the world and Cuba is no exception. Despite the seriousness of the crisis and the ongoing illegal US blockade of Cuba, the socialist state protected workers better than their counterparts in capitalist economies. The government has announced a number of important measures to deal with the current situation and deepen the construction of socialism on a more efficient basis. These have been mis-reported in the mass media as signalling the failure of and even abandonment of socialism by Communist Party leaders and the Cuban government.