Associated Press
In this Aug 29, 2012 photo, Luis Manuel Dlas works to unload bags of imported clothing and accessories from a storage container, where self-employed vendors store their merchandise within an open market where the government allows licensed vendors to sell their goods in downtown Havana, Cuba. A jump in import taxes on Monday, Sept. 3 threatens to make life tougher for some of Cuba's new entrepreneurs who the government has been trying to encourage as it cuts a bloated workforce in the socialist economy.  In Cuba, the average monthly wage is about $20. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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