2 dissidents up for election Sunday in unprecedented test of Cuba's single-party system

April 18, 2015 4:05 PM

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2 dissidents up for election Sunday in unprecedented test of Cuba's single-party system

In this Thursday, April 16, 2015 photo, Cuban dissident Hildebrando Chaviano works at his laptop inside his home in Havana, Cuba. Chaviano, a government lawyer turned independent journalist, is one of at least two Cuban dissidents who made it past a first round of voting to become candidates in Sunday's local elections. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan) (The Associated Press)

The biographies of two candidates running for election are taped to a window next to a poster of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Havana, Cuba, Friday, April 17, 2015. President Raul Castro began slow-moving but wide-ranging reforms in Cuba’s centrally planned economy in 2010, and has promise...

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