Cuba’s Economy to Lose “Padding”

HAVANA TIMES, Jan. 4 — “The Cuban economy will get rid of the padding, inefficiency and formalism which has permeated it for years” with the reforms announced by the Raul Castro government, which will be discussed during the April congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, said Roberto Verrier Castro, president of the National Association of Economists and Accountants of Cuba, reported IPS.