"In an effort to pare state payrolls, Cuba has announced it will layoff 500,000 workers over the next year. Cuban leader Raul Castro last month warned layoffs would be coming and said Cuba would expand private enterprise."
What a bunch of fools this government has been. I applaud them for finally taking action, but why didn't they do this over past years to ease the burden instead of living a lie for so long? I'm sorry but it really annoys me, when governments, who are chartered, one way or another, to take care of their people, pull crap like this leaving the people in the lurch and saying only, "Oh, sorry guys."
Listen to the full article, in the NPR.org article.