Buyers wait for their meat purchases in the Agromercado open agricultural market. A sign of the government's willingness to experiment with modest levels of free enterprise in the 1990s, the markets may not exist for much longer. In 2004 and 2005, Castro reined back the number of farmers allowed to work for themselves, stopped issuing many types of licenses for self-employment, and eliminated all traffic in U.S. dollars. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (p. 103).
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