HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have announced 18 new categories of independent employment that will be permitted under President Raul Castro's economic reforms.
They're also instituting restrictions intended to regulate private entrepreneurs already in business.
Among the most notable of the newly allowed private professions are real estate agents, who have long operated in the shadows.
Even after the government legalized the buying and selling of homes in 2011 for the first time in decades, it was still technically illegal to make money connecting buyers with sellers.
The new rules also bar the resale of imported goods such as clothing and products purchased in state-run stores.
They were published into law Thursday in the government's Official Gazette.
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A police officer is under investigation for giving a football fan the Taser treatment after he wandered onto the field during the game.
His status is still day to day. Lobos guard Hugh Greenwood was missed in his team's lost to New Mexico State Tuesday night.
There was a fight Wednesday over whether a high school student with Down syndrome should be kept at Albuquerque's main jail.
On Thursday, APS Superintendent Winston Brooks announced the test results of the Trial Urban District Assessment, or TUDA.
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