Gov. opens public trans to private initiative

HAVANA TIMES, May 18 – The Cuban government handed over small public transportation buses in the capital to be managed by the persons who drive them, in another gesture of opening to the private sector in services, until now under State control, reported the accredited press in the island. The measure follows that of the creation of cooperatives in barbershops and beauty parlors, and taxi rental, reported IPS.

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  • Will it be legal for private sector operators of mini-buses to carry foreign tourists? If so, which currency will they be charged in? Also, does anyone know yet which routes they will use? This could be a very interesting development for independent tourism, even if the operators have to charge in CUC$.

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