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Cuba evolves from its socialist past as private enterprise takes root

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A new independently-owned store sells shirts and jewelry to shoppers in Havana, Cuba, Nov. 12, 2012.

Greg Kahn, Getty Images — New business regulations in the communist country have allowed thousands of citizens to make money for themselves for the first time since 1959.

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A market sells dresses and other items in Havana, Cuba, Nov. 12.

A man works at his shoe repair shop, in the doorway of his home, in Havana, Cuba, Nov. 12.

Customers try on watches and jewelry in Havana, Cuba, Nov. 12.

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