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But not leaving their seats Cubans waited to hear what their new leader Raul Castro promise for the future on the anniversary of the revolution.
55 years after it all began with Communist nation has the same leaders the same slogans.
The same cars much the same way of doing business the way it was done in 1953.
But for two years now the man on all the posters has not been seen in public.
Due to illness classified as a state secret Fidel Castro's younger brother Raoul number two for a lifetime.
Was named president -- February giving hope to some the change was on the way.
-- -- Obama acting on -- -- microwaves are great things she says so fast and convenient especially when your cooking for children.
Changes come to the town and lots of us just outside of Havana 3000.
Microwave ovens from China provided by the state in a pilot project.
-- the electrical grid can handle the load -- before Raul Castro became president Cubans could not legally buy cell phones computers or -- Cuban hotels.
Now they can't they have the money lessons that have -- I could never support -- microwave on my own she says I would take it twenty years to quiet.
These changes have fueled expectations.
The right to buy and sell cars could come next something.
To buy and sell houses legally.
Others hope for even more right to travel freely outside of Cuba without government permission so called white -- Is now needed for anyone to leave the island legally -- or -- instead -- use the address the quote we dealt.
As a poor country with few natural resource -- he said.
The goals of our people in terms of material goods cannot be very ambitious goal and indeed it appropriate to try to -- for the freedom to travel.
The -- -- of the revolutionary dress was instead on water conservation today I mean message evidently taken to heart -- event organizers have 101000 yes those Santa suitable for our ceremony interview without a bottle of -- more affordable.
Toilet in sight.
More than half a century later the direction of the Cuban revolution is uncertain.
It's not clear how are old Castro is willing to take economic reforms how -- Fidel Castro let him go.
And how long the Cuban people will -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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