Cuban state begins to move out of the restaurant business

Cuban president Raul Castro.

Cuban president Raul Castro. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

HAVANA (Reuters) – More than 20 state restaurants in Cuba are about to become employee-run cooperatives as Raul Castro‘s communist government continues its retreat from running just about everything on the Caribbean island.

The restaurants will become cooperatives in October, with hundreds more likely to follow if the experiment succeeds.

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