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Cuba layoffs looming

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Workers preparing food at a cafeteria in Havana, Cuba. After the announcenment made this week by Cuba’s government that it will cast off at least half a million state employees by mid-2011, the island leaders have already determined what workers should do after being dismissed from their jobs, detailing a plan for them to raise rabbits, paint buildings, make bricks, collect garbage and pilot ferries across Havana’s bay.

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