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Cuba Parliament Meets Amid Fiscal Woes, Energy Restrictions

Cuba's parliament convened Friday for one of its twice-annual plenary sessions amid warnings from government officials that the country needs to cut energy use and as many islanders hoped for deepened economic reforms. The National Assembly was expected to approve an economic roadmap that emerged from a spring Communist Party congress. The reforms begun six years ago under President Raul Castro have allowed a smattering of private-sector activity, although the state still controls...

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