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Gladys Maya carries water to make soda for a sandwich shop set up in the front room of her family's small apartment in Rodas, Cienfuegos province, Cuba. The Maya family invested $1,000 in a waist-high refrigerator, countertop and oven for the takeout shop, one of many small businesses being established in rural areas since the start of Raul Castro's free-market reforms. (Associated Press)

Gladys Maya carries water to make soda for a sandwich shop set up in the front room of her family's small apartment in Rodas, Cienfuegos province, Cuba. The Maya family invested $1,000 in a waist-high refrigerator, countertop and oven for the takeout shop, one of many small businesses being established in rural areas since the start of Raul Castro's free-market reforms. (Associated Press)

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