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    Speech About Cuba

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    Intro I was able to conclude that cuba is the place to be. It fills your mouth there's so much to see, so much to understand and so much to be a part of. From the black boiling beans in the kitchen that make your tastebuds crave to having your toes dig into the warm sand at the beach. The people always ready to help anyone and everyone they see all as a part of family. Walking out into the streets everyday seeing the man next door feed the animals with no homes. Passing by to have greetings from the fisherman markets. It always brings a new adventure. History Cuba has gotten a bad reputation for its seen poverty and its dictatorship government. In 1492 Christopher Columbus and the Spaniards came in conquest to seek land. New life was brought…

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    The life and music in Cuba exist for many decade. Music has been the backbone that helps Cubans to be close as a nation. This is an oral tradition which Cuban continues to share from generation to generation. In the documentary “The Afro Cuban All Stars at the Salon of Dreams,” there the musician working very busily, preparing their big band for upcoming concerts. Noticeable, the musician and the guest dress distinguish to remind us that the occasion was of professionalism. The audience seems…

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    Facts About Cuba

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    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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    Client: GeoEx Dance Your Way Through Cuba While it’s true that the colonial architecture, classic cars, great food, and great cigars are all fantastically representative parts of the whole of Cuban culture, nothing is more truly representative of the island and her people than the music and dance of Cuba. A visit to Cuban club or dance festival should be a highlight on any Cuban travel itinerary. But, if you really want to experience Cuban culture through the music and dance of the island,…

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    Reasons To Visit Cuba

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    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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    A remarkable book chronicling an understudied period in Cuban history, “Nationalizing Blackness: Afrocubanismo and Artistic Revolution in Havana, 1920-1940”, by Robin D. Moore is an intriguing study of Cuban popular music in the twentieth century. Moore dissects and explains how the music which is often associated with Cuba was considered at one time riffraff and lewd because of its African influence, origins and associations compared to the more sophisticated music of Europeans. Between 1920…

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    Latino Cultural Activities

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    The animated film was set in Havana, Cuba in the 1940’s and followed the love story of aspiring artists Chico and Rita. Pianist Chico and singer Rita were drawn together emotionally and musically through Cuban jazz, and entered a competition in which their song won. Following the competition, Chico and Rita drifted apart as they encountered problems within their relationship. After she was discovered by an American agent in Cuba, she went to New York City to pursue her dreams. Separately, Chico…

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    Censorship In Cuba

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    Given the Cuban history on the prohibition of not just music but literally everything that comes in the way of the ruling of the two leaders of the country since the Cuban Revolution of 1959, the brothers Fidel and Raul Castro, few scholars got interested in the current situation in Cuba when it comes to the reggaeton. Although scholars are not optimists that Cuba can be the next Puerto Rico when it comes to reggaeton or that reggaeton will ever become part of the Cuban culture as it happened…

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    For years I have listened to Spanish and Latin America music as it’s rhythms, beats, and tones place me into a state of happiness, and find myself daydreaming of foreign lands traveled stirring up good memories while, mind mapping a trip to Cuba in the near. Reviewing the syllabus as to prepare for this Spanish class, it was a relief to find the magic bullet number sixty nine seizing the desire or need to look any further. This last project coincidently, is my final class prior to graduation;…

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    ninety-five miles away at the most…” Maya’s cherubic features made it hard to fabricate an excuse for wanting to stay in Cuba. I knew that staying here, staying in poverty, predisposed me to a life of misery and malnourishment. The journey would be perilous, which made me wonder if it was worth it. I longed to voice my dissent and convince her to condone the actions of the corrupt government, however I knew the time to liberate had come. My patience for living life as nothing more than a…

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