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The last of the fatigues-wearing Marxist revolutionaries may finally have shuffled off the stage, but Fidel Castro’s death doesn’t mean Cuba is poised to become a capitalist playground any time soon.

The Cuban leader’s passing has removed only one impediment to doing business in the island’s antiquated economy. Dilapidated infrastructure, from crumbling highways to wonky phone systems, remains an obstacle.

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