The Varela Project On Friday, the Cuban government of Fidel Castro received a landmark petition containing the names of over 11,000 citizens. Known as The Varela Project, the call for greater freedoms and a more democratic system of government comes as former president Jimmy Carter arrives today in Havana. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.

The Varela Project

The Varela Project

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On Friday, the Cuban government of Fidel Castro received a landmark petition containing the names of over 11,000 citizens. Known as The Varela Project, the call for greater freedoms and a more democratic system of government comes as former president Jimmy Carter arrives today in Havana. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.