Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Cuba's 6th Party Congress and the Lineamientos (Guidelines) For Structural Change In Cuba

The Cuban Communist Party and state apparatus has been considering a set of Guidelines (Lineamientos) that have been in circulation since late Summer 2010.  These Lineamientos serve as a detailed, though still general, basis for reordering the economic framework within which Cuban socialism is understood.  They suggest the opening to potentially significant structural changes in Cuban economic policy.