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Raśl Castro issues stern warning to entrepreneurs
Associated Press ^ | Dec 21, 2013 7:21 PM EST | Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez

Posted on 12/21/2013 7:39:05 PM PST by Olog-hai

President Raul Castro issued a stern warning to entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of Cuba’s economic reform, telling parliament on Saturday that “those pressuring us to move faster are moving us toward failure.”

Castro has legalized small-scale, private businesses in nearly 200 fields since 2010, but has issued tighter regulations on businesses seen as going too far or competing excessively with state enterprises. In recent months, the government has banned the resale of imported hardware and clothing and cracked down on unlicensed private video game and movie salons. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Cuba; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: communism; cuba; entrepreneurs; raulcastro; totalitarianism
Yeah; only in the hardcore Marxist mindset would a push towards success be interpreted as a move towards failure.
1 posted on 12/21/2013 7:39:06 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
No wonder Obama shook his hand...they are kindred sprits


2 posted on 12/21/2013 7:41:38 PM PST by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: Olog-hai

bttt


3 posted on 12/21/2013 7:42:20 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Olog-hai

Can’t let capitalism go unfettered ya know. Wouldn’t be Christian.


4 posted on 12/21/2013 7:44:15 PM PST by DManA
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To: Olog-hai

Do real Marxist economies need any money at all?


5 posted on 12/21/2013 7:46:33 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Olog-hai
The Once Great City of Havana
6 posted on 12/21/2013 8:06:46 PM PST by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: Olog-hai

At first I thought this was satire.


7 posted on 12/21/2013 8:08:46 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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I guess Raul hasn’t figured out how to skim off the profits. Stupid commie.


8 posted on 12/21/2013 8:11:19 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Olog-hai

Limited business, tight regulations, stern warnings? Are you sure Reid and Pelosi aren’t running Cuba?


9 posted on 12/21/2013 8:13:54 PM PST by realcleanguy
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To: Olog-hai

You’d think that idiot would at least look at China as an example.


10 posted on 12/21/2013 8:23:06 PM PST by Husker24
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To: Olog-hai

President You Didn’t Build That turns green with envy.


11 posted on 12/21/2013 8:24:06 PM PST by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Olog-hai

These private ventures were offering better products and prices than the state ventures, they had to be stopped of course, that is how these people think.

and I’m not kidding


12 posted on 12/21/2013 8:29:18 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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Sounds like somewhere else I know....


13 posted on 12/21/2013 8:38:09 PM PST by snappahead (if your gonna be dumb, you better be tough.)
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Unfortunately it sounds like far too many places these days


14 posted on 12/21/2013 8:43:36 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Olog-hai

“those pressuring us to move faster are moving us toward failure.”


Failure?

How could Cuba fail more completely than it already has?

By the way, has anyone heard from Fidel lately?

Not complaining mind you, since my bottle of fine wine reserved for the celebration of his demise is aging gracefully and improving with time (unlike Cuba) , but I have seen more activity from Lenin’s embalmed corpse lately than I have from Fidel and I really would hate to have missed the occasion.


15 posted on 12/21/2013 9:53:07 PM PST by rdcbn
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To: Olog-hai

The two octogenarian psychopaths that have enslaved Cuba for 55 years are living proof that the good die young.


16 posted on 12/22/2013 1:25:12 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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