23 Nov '11, 5am

Cuba eases clamp on domestic migration: Existing rules, which amount effectively to a ban, h...

A farmer buys a beer at a stall on the outskirts of Havana in this file photo taken on November 10, 2011. AFP Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 HAVANA - Communist Cuba has eased but not ended wildly unpopular 14-year-old restrictions on people moving from the provinces to Havana, according to a decree published Tuesday. The only single party regime in the Americas has argued that the rules were necessary, in the country of 11 million, to limit migration to the crowded capital of 2.1 million, plagued by severe shortages of water, housing, transport and jobs. Former president Fidel Castro signed the domestic migration decree in 1997, setting a list of onerous requirements for people living outside the capital to meet if they wanted to relocate to Havana. The restrictions, which amounted effectively to a ban, has been defied by thousands seeking a better life in Cuba's largest city. Tu...

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