The international press has most recently focused on an alleged authorization enabling Cuban entrepreneurs to create small and medium enterprises. This originated after the the Communist Party of Cuba published a paper entitled: "Conceptualization of the Economic Model and Social Cuban Socialist Development National Plan for economic and social development until 2030. Proposal vision of the nation, axes and strategic sectors ".
Today concluded the Seventh Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, the most important national political forum.
Article 50 of the Cuban constitution states:
Art. 50. The Communist Party of Cuba, “Martiano” and Marxist-Leninist, organized vanguard of the Cuban nation, is the highest leading force of society and the state, which organizes and guides the common effort toward the goals of building socialism and the progress toward a communist society.