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  • Varadero, Cuba

    Varadero, Cuba is a place located on the Hicacos peninsula. It is one of the biggest locations for tourism within Cuba. Varadero is known for it’s many hotels, shops, and different activities to do there. It also has the big attraction of it natural beauty including its golden sandy beach. The beach has been said to be one of the Caribbean’s best. All of these different attractions are part of the reason why people choose Varadero to travel to but one of the different aspects that really make it stand out is how untouched Varadero is. It does have many high-end resorts that have a lot of the amenities that you would find at home but when entering the local areas in Varadero it’s not like any other place. I want to explore the reasons that…

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  • Agriculture In Cuba

    Cuba has a very mild climate with the temperature in the winter averages to 77f and a summer temperature of 88f ideal for the farming industry. From May to October is their wet season, and August to the end of October is hurricane season. Winters are fairly mild so Cuba entertains a large tourist season during the holidays, mostly Europeans. Story of Cuba Cuba was colonized by the Spanish. Where they settled in Havana in 1515. During the early 16th centry the Spanish kept coming in…

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  • Guantanamo In Cuba

    There is a place in Cuba that goes by the acronym Gitmo. It is better known for being a torturing hell camp for suspected terrorists. The actual name of the prison is called Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. Guantanamo Bay is also a United States Naval Base. The United States first acquired the territory by seizing it from the Cubans during the Spanish-American War in 1898. The United States’ ultimate goal was to prevent fighting between the Cubans, to protect U.S. economic interests and to hold…

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  • Reflective Essay On Cuba

    learned about the unique history of Cuba; mostly surrounding its revolution and the active cultural presence it had. However, the weeks throughout the semester proved to be more than just passing time and attendance in class, but, indeed, a change in history. After the study abroad portion of the class and, shortly thereafter, changes to current U.S.-Cuban relations, I began to wonder what would happen to Cuba in the future. As I continued to research and formulate questions, and the hope of…

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  • Cuba Living In The Caribbean

    Cuba has a very tropical energy to it because it is part of the Caribbean. It is hot all year round and literally has untouched nature because of political sanctions. Cuba is only 90 miles from Key West, Florida and it is surrounded by Haiti and Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, and Cayman Islands. Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean. Currently, people can legally travel to Cuba if it is educational, religious, volunteer work, etc. Plane tickets to Cuba from…

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  • Us Cuba Relations

    The US and Cuba have long somewhat difficult relationship, particularly during the latter part of the 19th continuing into the 21th centuries. Cuba, discovered in 1492 was converted into a minor outpost for ships returning from Spain. Three hundred years after discovery by the Spanish three major events suddenly placed Cuba on the world stage (Staten). First an economic depression forced Spain give up exclusive trade permits allowing the Creoles to turn greater profits on cash crops…

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  • Government Reforms In Cuba

    The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean that is home to over eleven million citizens. It is one of only enduring socialist states with a Communist government left in the world. The leadership regimes that dictate the island are a reflection of continuing efforts to strengthen its weak democratic system. Daily life is dependent on what the government allows, and what the government does not allow for its people. Throughout history, the dictating Cuban government shaped the…

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  • Tourism In Cuba

    Cuba is by far, the largest and most ecologically diverse island in the Caribbean, with several archipelagos equaling or exceeding the Florida Keys in length. Cuba’s extensive coastal areas are still home to massive mangrove wetlands, tropical wet forests, coastal mountains, and a variety of associated habitats for a diverse range of plants and animals. It has a great variety of marine ecosystems, including many diverse coral reef habitats, extensive grass beds, and more than a dozen enormous…

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  • Facts About Cuba

    What is Cuba? Where is Cuba? Cuba is one of the largest islands in the Caribbean. Many people know this country as Cuba, but it can also be called the Republic of Cuba. Because the island is shaped like a crocodile, it is sometimes referred to as El Cocodrilo. It is located west of Hispaniola. Cuba, capital is known to be the largest city, which is Havana. Cuba was first discovered by the famous Christopher Columbus in 1492. Once Christopher Columbus arrived, he claimed Cuba as a Spanish…

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  • Reasons To Visit Cuba

    Cuba is one of the most exotic destinations. It is maybe unsafe for some people due to the Political issues and situation. But this island offers a lot, it welcomes more and more tourists throughout the year all eager to enjoy its colonial architecture, beaches, and distinctive tropical atmosphere. But because of its tropical weather and location, you should know the best time to visit Cuba as well as you should know what to pack so that you should not miss anything. While planning a trip you…

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