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  • Summary Of Christina Garcia's Monkey Hunting

    Latin America is distinguished by its incredible supply of natural resources as well as an immensely rich and extensive geography, and as a result of rapid economic growth around the world, the continent was invaluable to investors in the nineteenth century. However, production of goods required immense labour, so as would be expected of the time, slaves were put to work. Working alongside slaves, as had happened similarly in other regions of the Americas, South America also employed thousands of Asian indentured workers, whose status was on par with that of the African slaves. Latin American novelist Christina García’s deals with this period of history in her 2003 novel Monkey Hunting, which exposes the Chinese immigration experience and their…

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  • Analysis Of El Rapto De Las Mulatas

    El Rapto de las Mulatas, made in 1938, is a painting by Cuban avant-garde artist Carlos Enriquez. It translates to “The Abduction of the Mulatas,” where mulatas are mixed race women in Cuba. The painting portrays a scenario that is described very literally in the title: a pair of mulatas being abducted and raped by two men who seem to be guajiros, Cuban countrymen. There are varying theories pertaining to what exactly the painting really represents, but most of these theories are centered around…

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  • Effects Of Environmental Issues On Cuba

    building successful and enduring relations between both countries. Economic development: The economic development in Cuba is a tense situation. This is nothing new, Cubans have experienced power cuts in Havana; which resulted in the use of oil lamps to light their homes. And also they were reduced to walking and/or bicycling miles to work because there was no gasoline. Cuba’s economy has only grown just by one percent in the first six months of the year of 2016. Economic development demonstrates…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Cuban Embargo

    afternoon. The topic of this speech is on the United States should or should not lift the Cuban embargo. This is a very short backstory behind the embargo placed on Cuba. The U.S. placed an trade embargo on Cuba in 1962 and added travel restrictions in 1963. The economic embargo was placed because Cuba had taken oil-refineries which were American owned as their own and Cuba did not give compensation to the U.S. Since then, the U.S. disliked Cuba and mostly Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro who wanted…

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  • Fidel Castro's Legacy

    After the 1950s, Fidel Castro was arguably the most prominent figure in Cuban politics, as he was the instigator of the Cuban Revolution, of which we still see the long-lasting outcomes in Cuba today. Along with Che Guevara and his brother, Raúl Castro, Fidel Castro went on to become a principal contender in the armed uprising against the US-backed authoritarian government run by Fulgencio Batista. As a revolutionary leader, Castro’s competence as a liberator, and the future of Cuba has been…

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  • John Pomfret Chinese Lessons Analysis

    Every time I heard or read the words “communism” and “socialism”, I cannot avoid to think about my beautiful country Cuba and how it fixed some broken things, but at the same it destroyed so many others, where the Cubans had no other option than to abandon their families and emigrate searching for a better future. As I was reading the extracts from John Pomfret, Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China, I kept coming back to the same memories from my childhood in Cuba and…

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  • Essay About The Chicano Movement

    Nichols came about which involved a Chinese American student who wasn’t getting the proper help because he didn’t speak the English language. This played a huge part in the progression Latinos were making because it ended up helping other immigrants as well. This case allowed student of all backgrounds to participate and get involved in school giving them equality despite the language barrier. 1974 was also the year the Equal Educational Opportunity Act was passed by congress which allowed equal…

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  • Cuban Regime

    “Cuba Libre!” screamed the Cuban-Americans that gathered in the streets of Hialeah the night the man who altered the course of many lives, including mine, died. My grandmother, a Cuban widow, who’d live over 50 years in American and speaks close to no English, experienced the pain of Castro’s regime first-hand. That night, at a fatigue-filled 85 years old, she would take out the Guiro, a Cuban instrument used usually for celebrations like fiestas and Noche Buena, and frantically strum while…

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  • Analysis Of The Film 'Che: Part One'

    Che: Part One was released on January 24, 2009 in the USA; this movie is a section of a two part film series about Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Che: Part One is titled The Argentine and the film shows the Cuban Revolution from the start of Fidel Castro’s leadership to the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista two years later. This film goes back and forth between the revolution, Che’s personal thoughts and the aftermath of the overthrow of the government. Part one was…

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  • Narrative Essay About Cuban Culture

    families from Mexico, Bangladesh, and Argentina to state the least. As a Cuban- American, I assimilated with the cultures and thrived during my trips to Cuba. Each trip classified my identify to one I wished to not hold, but soon grew to love. I aspired to connect with the ethnicities around the world in order to not be seen as just a Cuban. However, the accommodation since I was a year old to travel to Cuba yearly allowed me to gain the experience and awareness directed towards my heritage.…

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