Cuba’s Economy One of the World’s Least Free

January 28th, 2013   Theme: Cuba Libre!

Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom

Cuba is ranked 176 out of 177 countries in Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom 2013 and scores far below the world’s average in most areas in economic freedom. While the public sector in Cuba holds about 80 percent of all jobs, the private sector is very constrained making self-employment a hard thing to achieve. Corruption is high, with a tight state control and with no court free from political interference. Read more

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