A man cycles beside a U.S.-made car used as a private collective taxi, parked beside a mural of the Cuban national flag, in Havana (REUTERS/Desmond Boylan).
Middle Classes in Socialist Cuba
November 8, 2013,
In the wake of the Cuban revolution, many middle class Cubans emigrated to the United States. In the intervening decades, writes Richard Feinberg, Cuba’s universal public education has spawned new middle classes, of government officials, professional engineers and accountants, and in increasing numbers today, private entrepreneurs.