Cuban leader Raul Castro (pictured) and a hardline ally have been picked to preside over a sweeping reform of the Cuban economy designed to encourage private enterprise while remaining true to the country's socialist principles.
REUTERS - Cuba's Communist Party selected President Raul Castro and a hardline ally as its top chiefs on Tuesday, entrusting old guard leaders to steer wide-ranging reforms of the Caribbean island's economy.
Cuba's planned transition to a market economy
Castro indicated that while Cuba will reform its economy, he will make sure it stays socialist.
Date created : 2011-04-19