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A distance of 90 miles (144 kilometers) separates the Republic of Cuba from the United States of America. That distance is close enough for cultural if not political influences between the two countries. Contributors typically ask about Cuba's ancient Arawak, Ceboney and Taino past; brief forays into 20th century democratic politics; cultural contributions to world music and poetry; and political plans for the future.

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It is 90.5 miles from the tip of Key West, FL to Cuba
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Yes these have great value because of the STRICT no trade policy with CubaYou should check on eBay for their value.
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The Bay of Pigs was the invasion of Cuba in April, 1961 by anti-Castro forces trained in the US. The purpose of the invasion was to overthrow Castro. It was a total failure because it was meant to be a surprise attack but Cuba became aware of it and Cuban forces were there waiting when the forces la…
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There are 5 countries under Communism: Vietnam, Cuba, China, Laos, and North Korea. Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos and China are the main five communist states, though none of these countries practise pure communism.
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The Cuban sugar industry got a major boost during World War 1. This came after the elimination of European beet sugar from the world market. Shipping of European sugar in the East Indies was cut off.
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The official version of the meaning of the Cuban flag according to Cuba's government is that the blue stripes refer to the three old divisions of the island and that the two white stripes represent the strength of the independent ideal. They also state that the red triangle symbolizes equality, frat…
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Depends on where in Cuba. According to TravelTime, 1 day and 5 hours, or 29 hours. It is a -5 hour time change in time zones.
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Cuba is a communist country. The Cuban constitution states that, "the Communist Party of Cuba...is the superior guiding force of society and the state." Members are selected by the party in a thorough process that includes interviews with co-workers and neighbors. Those selected are considered mode…
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On July 26, 1953, a group of approximately one hundred poorly armed guerrillas attacked the Moncada Barracks. Many of them were killed in the battles after the attack. The survivors, among them Fidel Castro Ruz and his brother Raul Castro, were captured shortly afterwards. In a highly political tria…
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It takes about 9-10 hours to Gatwick-Havana.
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The Cuban revolution started on 26 July 1953 until 1 January 1959.
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The map projection that Cuba uses is equirectangular projection. It shows the equidistant or constant spacing map representation of the country.
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After the Spanish/American War of 1898 a Lease Deal between Cuba and the United States was made. In 1903 Cuba allowed the United States to rent Guantanamo Bay, and surrounding areas for the amount of only $2,000 per year. The lease period is forever as long as the U.S. makes the annual payment. Sinc…
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There is no legal drinking age, but you have to be 18 to purchase.
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There is a big interest in music in Cuba, as well as art. The living standards of families are almost completely controlled by the government and there is not nearly as much freedom there as in America. Exactly because almost everything else is controlled, Cubans enjoy the wonderful feeling of …
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Cuba is a beautiful country and the people are great. Cubans have many interests and hobbies just like everyone else anywhere else in the world. You just can not get bored in such an awesome island.Cubans are particularly fond of good conversation, music, dancing, singing, fishing and sports (especi…
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Cuba is an island country south of Florida.
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Cuba is well known by its rich culture roots, music, aromatic cigars, sugar, Cuban rum, beautiful beaches and hospitable people. Along with Cuban wine Cuba is also known for its pristine and exotic locations, hiding many secrets, warm climate, and vibrant nightlife and off course Cuban cigars. I kne…
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London (LON) to Toronto, ON (YYZ) Shortest Flight Duration 7 hours 45 mins
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Fidel Castro.
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Cubans are just that, Cubans. There is no such thing as a Latino race. A Latino/Hispanic person is someone who is from a Spanish speaking country.Actually in its broadest sense "Latino" or Latin includes all persons that originate from countries that speak languages derived from Latin, which include…
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They are treated according with how the person in question behaves as an individual Cuban or not Cuban.
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The Cuban revolution where Fidel Castro took over.
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The US invaded the Bay of Pigs because they wanted to provoke an uprising against Castro. Their invaders were Cubans who had become American citizens, so it would look like Cubans were having a rebellion against their own government, and that the US wasn't involved.
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Answer No, nor can you travel to Cuba unless you are on military or humanitarian missions.
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Fidel Castro overthrew Presidente Batista in the 1950s. Whilst Batista was originally democratically elected, he cancelled scheduled elections (because he wasn't going to win), and so became a dictator. Thus two men became dictators of Cuba in the 1950s - Batista and then Castro.
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non-democratic
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About going to Cuba in a boat From the perspective of the Cuban government, anybody to go to Cuba on a boat except Cubans who presently live outside of Cuba. These Cubans can go to Cuba, but only by plane. If you are an American citizen, there is no problem with the Cuban authorities for you to take…
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Pico Turquino (Turquino Peak) is the highest mountain in Cuba. It is located in the southeast part of the island, in the Sierra Maestra mountain range in the municipality of Guamá, Santiago de Cuba Province.
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The Cuban people were fed up with Fulgencio Batista's corrupt government, Fidel Castro offered them equality and a better way of life. After he overthrew Batista Cuba became a communist country and things got worse than they were during Batista's time.
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Proximity of Cuba and Jamaica Jamaica is about 250 miles/400 kilometers south of the eastern end of Cuba. (more like 80 or 90 miles/(150 kilometers or so) south of the eastern end of Cuba)
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Cuba was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492.
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Cuba is a communist country run by Raul Castro.
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The USA assisted anti-Castro Cubans in a failed attempt to overthrow Castro in the "Bay of Pigs" fiasco.
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La Revolución cubana es el principal resultado del movimiento revolucionario cubano de izquierda que provocó la caída del régimen del dictador Fulgencio Batista, y la llegada al poder del líder del Ejército Guerrillero, Fidel Castro, comenzó el 26 de Julio de 1953
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The problem became known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. It was the point during the "Cold War" when the USA and USSR became perilously close to actual nuclear warfare. Reconnaisance photographs taken by a high-altitude U-2 spy plane showed that the Soviet Union had armed Cuba with nuclear Medium Range…
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About 9 hours 20 minutes.
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The US was interested in Alaska for the same reason it is interested in anything: exploitation. Alaska has tremendous natural resources, not least in oil, and the fact that it was snatched from under the noses of our one-time enemy (until we discovered the Middle East), the Soviet Union, just some 2…
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Flights From Miami to Cuba are about 30 to 40 min. However, direct flights from the US to Cuba are only available to Cuban Nationals and are charter flights. They only leave from Newark, NJ and Miami, FL. If born in the US, you have to travel via a third Country, unless you are flying a mission with…
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Puerto Rico is part of the United States. It has not received statehood but is considered a commonwealth of the U.S.
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The US put embargos in place. Some of them were supported by the United Nations. The US continues to enforce an embargo on trade and goods to and from Cuba.
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More than likely Cuba does not have much choice in the matter - it is the status quo. Plus, is Cuba even able to make America leave? Its also possible that Cuba gets some benefit from it and therefore does not want the US to leave.
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The United States from an embargo (no Cuban products are allowed in America), and the Cubans only allow a select few Americans to enter their land.
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Slavery and the absence of the consideration of rights of slaves, as people, on the whole
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To overthrow the government and the dictator Fidel Castro To also stop nuclear war due to the submarines in our oceans in the area at that time.
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The Bay of Pigs wasn't a war, more of a conflict then a war. But if there was a winner to this so called Conflict, it would be Cuba. Fidel Castro made the US (specifically John F. Kennedy and the CIA) look like a bunch of fools!
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The United States and Cuba. After Fidel Castro overthrew dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959, the CIA supported an attack by Cuban refugees in April, 1961, to attempt to seize control from Castro. The relatively small and unsupported operation failed after 3 days of fighting. The Kennedy administrati…
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westjet, sunquest, sunwing,
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It was the primary battlefield of the Spanish American War.
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A flight from Gatwick to Rome would take about 2 hours.
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Cuba is south of Florida, near the Bahamas and the West Indies, 90 miles from Florida.
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The 2009 estimate was $110.9 billion per the CIA World Factbook. You can look up lots of information about any country for free on their site. See the related link for more information.
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The capital of Cuba is La Habana (Havana).
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A flight from London to Cuba takes about ten hours.
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Cuba is in the Caribbean, about 90 miles south of Florida.
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it is 34500 miles
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Fulgencio Batista rose to power in a coup, and cultivated the friendship of Meyer Lansky, a mobster from America. Under him, the ownership of land in Cuba shifted to non-Cubans, particularly Lansky's "friends" in the casino business. Most of the farm land was under the control of American corporatio…
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Raul Castro is the dictator in Cuba since Fidel is dead.
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Cuba has a state-controlled economy, which means that all Cuba's production is controlled and managed by the government , and most of the labor force is employed by the state. Temporaily, meaning that since cuba has a communist type of government the controlled economy must have have people without …
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Cuba is in the Caribbean , about 90 miles south of Florida.
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Cubans are very fond of roast pork, black beans, plantains, yucca, rice, and just about any kind of seafood. Also a wide variety of fruits, such as, mango, papaya, coconut, and most definitely avocados. Actually, we will eat just about anything that tastes good.Cuban food is a fusion of Native A…
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Yes, you can. We have just come back from Cuba had no trouble with PSP's or ipods going through customs.
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Published: Thu February 17, 2005 By: Publisher in Cuba Business > Business In Cuba Tools: Tell-a-Friend | Email this author | Printer Friendly | Del.icio.us This See your Cuba related advertisement here By The Associated Press Average salaries, per month: Teacher: $9.60 Business administrator…
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go to cuba.com or Cuban people .com
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Fidel Castro died in 2016.
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since fidel Castro took over the government in a rebellion in the 1950's
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Yes. The government owns everything. The people do not have a right to anything. If they challenge this they can be arrested. The USA have tried to change this in recent years but to no avail.
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Actually Hispanic or Latino isn't a race at all. Example, Most of central America ( Mexican Guatemalans, etc.) Are mixed of Native American and the Spanish setters from Spain. (Europe). For Hispanics/ Latinos in the carribean, ( Cuban, Puerto Rican, etc) Are mixed with mostly European ( Spanish, Ita…
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he is still alive and is 86
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Click on the link below for a picture of Cuba's flag.
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Cuba is a Communist State
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Havana CamagueyCienfegos Holguin Pinar del RioSanta ClaraSantiago de Cuba Baracoa, although not a major city is one of the best known cities in Cuba. Baracoa was the first Spanish settlement founded in 1511. It is the oldest city in Cuba Havana ... also the capital major cities There is Sant…
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Sierra Maestra Sierra Cristal Escambray Mountains Sierra del Rosario
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They travel by cars, trains, and boats.
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Answer No, it does not. Cuba has 14 provinces and one special municipality. Special Municipality: Isla de la Juventud Provinces: Pinar del Rio, La Habana, Ciudad da la Habana, Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, Sancti Spiritus, Ciego de Avila, Camaguey, Las Tunas, Granma, Holguin, Santiago de C…
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Old Havana (a World Heritage Site) and Varadero (a world-famous beach) are two of many tourist attractions in Cuba.
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A flight from Gatwick to Nairobi would take about 9 hours.
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Lola Rodriguez de Tio originally coined that phrase.
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The leader of Cuba is the President of Cuba, currently Raúl Castro as of 2008 February 24.
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They are Famous For growing coffee beans...
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Because Fidel Castro declared himself and Cuba communist in 1962.
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Cuba is 42,803 sq. mi. Cuba is the 17th largest island in the world.
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Cuba's major exports are: sugar, coffee and tobacco.
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It was from 15 to 19 April 1961.
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the thing people do for a living in cuba is sports
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The Cuban people were fed up with Fulgencio Batista's corrupt government, Fidel Castro offered them equality and a better way of life. After he overthrew Batista Cuba became a communist country, and things got worse than they were during Batista's time. _____________________________________________…
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The Cuban Flag.
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Cuba can be a market, command, or traditional economy. It is a socialistic economy.
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The most played game in Cuba is dominoes.
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Cuba's music is founded on the music of Spain and Africa, it evolved into many different rhythms over the years. There is the son, mambo, and rumba. Click on the link bellow for more information.
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Cuba was a democratic country right after and before World War Two. Italian, Jewish and other gangsters invested money to create casinos. This is only possible in Democratic countries not Communist countries because of certain liberties associated with it. Shortly after, it had a military coup in wh…
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With the defeat of dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista, Law professor José Miró Cardona created a new government with himself as prime minister and Manuel Urrutia Lleó as president on January 5, 1959. The United States officially recognized the new government two days later. Castro himself arrived …
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