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  Cuba - MSN Encarta
The nickel mines located in northeastern Cuba are the most important reserves, along with deposits of chromium, copper, iron, and manganese.
Cuba’s geographical expanse and the varieties of mountain ranges, savannas, caves, swamps, beaches, and tropical rain forests produce microclimates, small regions that exhibit differing temperatures, rainfalls, soil conditions, wildlife, and vegetation.
The official language of Cuba is Spanish, but immigration has left pockets of Haitians and Jamaicans in Cuba who speak French-based and English-based creoles (hybrid languages created by the mixture of European and African languages).
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 Cuba - Information at Halfvalue.com
Cuba is south of the eastern United States and the Bahamas, west of the Turks and Caicos Islands and Haiti and east of Mexico.
Cuba was a Spanish possession for 388 years, ruled by a governor in Havana, with an economy based on plantation agriculture and the export of sugar, coffee and tobacco to Europe and later to North America.
Cuba had been expelled from the Organization of American States in 1962 and the OAS had cooperated with the U.S. trade boycott for the next decade, but, in 1975, the OAS lifted all sanctions against Cuba and both Mexico and Canada defied the U.S. by developing closer relations with Cuba.
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 Cuba - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
To the north is found the United States, to the northeast the Bahamas, to the east the Turks and Caicos Islands, to the west Mexico, to the south the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, and to the southeast Haiti.
Pre-Columbian Cuba was first visited by Europeans when explorer Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Cuba for the first time on October 28, 1492, at the eastern tip, in the Cazigazgo of Baracoa.
Cuba has a high abortion rate of 77.7 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-44 in 1996, 3rd highest in the world among 55 countries whose abortion rate was available to be compiled in a 1999 UN study.
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 Cuba - Gurupedia
Cuba is a "Communist state," or a parliamentary republic led by a Communist Party.
The elongated island of Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and is bounded to the north by the Straits of Florida and the greater North Atlantic Ocean, to the northwest by the Gulf of Mexico, to the west by the
Cuba is a multiracial society with a population of either mixed (mulatto) or more specific Spanish and African origins.
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 Wikinfo | Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Republic of Cuba is a Marxist-Leninist dictatorship ruled by Fidel Castro on the island of Cuba in the northern Caribbean, in between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
Cuba was subsequently involved in revolutionary wars in Africa and Latin America, while it enjoyed close economic ties with the Soviet bloc.
Cuba is a dictatorship which is in form a republic led by a president who is elected by parliament together with the vice-president.
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 Demographics of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Cuba is a multiracial society with a population of mainly Spanish and African origins.
However, in 1991 the Communist Party lifted its prohibition against religious believers seeking membership and a year later the constitution was amended to characterize the state as secular instead of atheist.
In November of 1996, President Castro invited Pope John Paul II to visit Cuba after an agreement was reached on some of the issues important for the church to carry out its religious activities in Cuba and prepare for the visit.
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 Cuba : QuicklyFind Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The '''Republic of Cuba is another archipelago in the northern Caribbean, in between the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Cuba and its originally Amerindian population (Taino, Siboney and Guanajatabey) came under Spanish control in the 16th century.
Cuba is divided into 14 provinces of 169 municipalities, and one special municipality (the Isla de la Juventud).
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 Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago in the northern Caribbean in between the Caribbean Sea the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Cuba and its originally Amerindian population (Taino Siboney and Guanajatabey) came under Spanish control in the 16th century.
Cuba is divided into 14 provinces of municipalities and one special municipality (the Isla de la Juventud).
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 Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Cuba had first served as base for Spanish Conquistadors such as Hernán Cortes [1] when these expeditions left for the mainland of the Americas, the island was almost depopulated.
This is not hard to understand when one considers that the white population was 4 million during the second half of the twentieth century (with low birthrates and heavy emigration), while fls and mulattos increased from 1.5 million to over 6 million, very similar to the growth in the predominately fl and mulatto Dominican Republic.
Cuba has the lowest birthrate of any Latin American or Caribbean country, perhaps influenced by its socialist government's policy of free health care and abortion, which was similar to the situation in Eastern Europe.
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 Cuba Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Cuba is the largest of the Greater Antilles and westernmost country in the West Indies and lies strategically at the entrance of the Gulf of Mexico, with the W section only 90 mi/145 km S of Key West, Florida.
Opposition to Cuba’s Communist alignment was strong in the U.S., which responded with a trade embargo and sponsorship of the Bay of Pigs incident (April 1961), when CIA-trained forces landed on Girón Beach in an attempt to invade Cuba.
Cuba’s significance in the Cold War was further dramatized the following year when the USSR began to buttress Cuba’s military power and to build missile bases on the islands.
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 Mega Wallpapers Collection .:. Mega Wallpapers
Cuba - Alternate meanings: see Cuba (disambiguation): The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago in the northern Caribbean, in between the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Despite being denied access to development aid from the IMF and World Bank because Cuba is in arrears to its Paris Club debtors to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars, Cuba's economy has not collapsed, although its per-capita income is still lower than it was in 1989 (but rising steadily).
Cuba is notable for its national organic agriculture initiative, undertaken in order to feed a population faced with starvation.
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 WowEssays.com - Cuba
Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 90 miles south of Florida.
Cuba’s population is 51% mulatto, 37% white, 11% fl and 1% Chinese.
This embargo was meant to paralyze Cuba’s economy and remove Castro from power, but all it has done is deepen the suffering of the poverty stricken Cuban population.
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 Seven Oaks Magazine.
The official attitude of the U.S. government towards Cuba was, in fact, explicitly laid out as far back as 1823, when then Secretary of State John Quincy Adams described the Caribbean island as a “ripe fruit” that would naturally fall under U.S. control once it was wrested from the Spanish Empire.
To ensure their domination, and to prevent the legitimate independence of Cuba, the U.S. grafted the Platt Amendment onto the Cuban Constitution, which paradoxically granted that the United States “may exercise the right to intervene for the preservation of Cuban independence”.
Cuba responded swiftly to this provocation, erecting 138 massive fl flags directly across from the U.S. outpost, each flag representing a victim of U.S.-backed terrorism against the island.
www.sevenoaksmag.com /features/cubaandusa.html   (1005 words)

  
 The Ultimate Cuba - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago in the northern Caribbean that lies at the confluence of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Nevertheless, some U.S. citizens illegally visit Cuba by traveling through Mexico, Canada or the Bahamas, and are subsequently liable to large fines if prosecuted, although it has been reported that the US authorities are not overly strict with ordinary travellers not involved in any criminal activity.
In Cuba the 6th of January is the "Dia de los Reyes Magos" which in English means "Day of Kings" is celebrated to commemorate the day that the Three wise men came to visit Jesus according to the Gospels.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Cuba   (2113 words)

  
 Cuba
Most of pre-Colombian inhabitants of Cuba, including the Siboney, can in first approximation be classified under the general group of neo-Taíno. The Taíno were skilled farmers and the Ciboney were a hunter-gatherer society with supplemental farming.
Within Cuba, Che is held as a hero of the socialist movement, but only since the mid 1980s, when the launch of the 'Era of Rectification' saw his ideas being re-asserted as Cuba distanced itself from Gorbachev's USSR.
The various religious beliefs in Cuba are by no means exclusive, and one can easily be a follower of several religious currents at the same time, as well as being a member of the communist party.
www.vetty.com /wpcd/wp/c/Cuba.htm   (6604 words)

  
 Demographics of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Demographics of Cuba, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands.
Cuba is a multiracial society with a population of mainly Spanish and African origins.
The 2002 census is the most recent official census of Cuba (as of 2006).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Cuba   (288 words)

  
 santiagodecuba.eu
Santiago de Cuba is the capital city of Santiago de Cuba Province in the south-eastern area of the island nation of Cuba, some 540 miles east south-east of the Cuban capital of Havana.
Santiago de Cuba was founded by Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar on June 28, 1514.
From 1522 until 1589 Santiago was the capital of the Spanish colony of Cuba.
www.santiagodecuba.eu   (652 words)

  
 Cuba
The Republic of Cuba is an island nation in the northern Caribbean, in between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
Relations with the US deteriorated after Castro initiated economic reforms and sought closer ties with the Soviet Union, leading to the failed US-sponsored Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban missile crisis, as well as a strict US trade embargo largely still in place today.
Cuba is a republic led by a president who is elected by parliament together with the vice-president.
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 Black Light online
Reality in Cuba is far more complex than what is presented here, but perhaps as the site matures and the authors gain more experience with Cuba, they can make a deeper contribution towards resolving the issues there and especially those here that impact Cuba.
For example, racism is reviving in Cuba thanks to the money that comes in from foreign sources and goes to the lighter skinned Cubans, thereby creating inequalities, intense social stress, and a blame the victim psychology.
Cuba has a far lower crime rate than Jamaica and other Caribbean islands and a murder there is still a shocking event much discussed instead of the routine event it has become elsewhere.
www.afrocubaweb.com /blacklightonline.htm   (793 words)

  
 CUBA : Encyclopedia Entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Fidel Castro became Prime Minister of Cuba in February 1959 and has held effective power in the country until he temporarily handed over power to his brother for medical reasons in July 2006.
Cuba supported the Sandinista government, providing medical aid and soldiers with the support of the Soviet Union and other Eastern European nations.
According to World Health Organization statistics, life expectancy and infant mortality rates in Cuba have been comparable to Western industrialized countries since such information was first gathered in 1957, including before the revolution.
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 FAIFE Report on Cuba/September 1999: Annex 1
The principal intention in creating this center consists, according to its founders, "to promote reading not as a mere act of receiving understanding, but to form an opinion which is individually arrived at without censorship nor obligation to one belief." This project brings together sectors of the population traditionally not involved with opposition activities.
She is the director of the press agency "Liberty" in Las Tunas province as well as a distinguished activist for democracy in Cuba.
She worked for twenty-five years at te University of Oriente; she has been acting as an independent journalist since 1996 in the Oriental Free Press Agency and is a member of the national executive of the Cuban Orthodox Renovation Party.
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 Lakes-Cuba - Site Map
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immigration if the irish to spain and cuba in the 17 century
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 Cuba in History and Cuban Historic Events in the Arkansas Encyclopedia Encyclopedia of Arkansas Arkansas History State ...
Cuba was subsequently involved in communist takeovers in Africa and Latin America, while it enjoyed close economic ties with the Soviet bloc.
Cuba is a communist dictatorship led by an un-elected president.
Its 609 members are appointed in mock elections, all candidates being chosen by the communist party, and they serve five-year terms.
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 Cuba, Illinois IL, city profile (Fulton County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Cuba is a city in Fulton County, in the Canton metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cuba was $16,608, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Cuba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $286.
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 Cuba, New Mexico NM, village profile (Sandoval County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Cuba is a village in Sandoval County, in the Albuquerque metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cuba was $11,192, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Cuba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $157.
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 Cuba, Kansas KS, city profile (Republic County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cuba demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Republic County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66940 ZIP code.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cuba was $17,103, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Cuba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125.
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The estimates of the provinces of Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo are from Ramón Colás in Proceedings of “Transition from Communism: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead for Cuba,”Seminar held by the Cuba Transition Project, University of Miami, November 9, 2004.
Tourism job figures from Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Cuban government commissioned racial study cited in “Advierten sobre racismo en Cuba,” Fernando Ravsberg, BBC Mundo, February 13, 2003.
Cuba Transition Project staff conducted an analysis of the racial composition of leaders of the Council of State, the Council of Ministers, the Armed Forces, and of regional and local level government representatives.
www.cubaliberal.org /english/050419-afrocubans.htm   (441 words)

  
 Cuba Real Estate Agents, Cuba Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Cuba
Find Cuba school district information, including elementary, middle and high school test scores, student faculty ratios and other k-12 statistics.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Cuba real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Cuba home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Cuba real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
Cuando se registre para encontrar un agente de bienes raices en Cuba, simplemente indique que necesita un agente que habla Español.
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 Cubahome.info - The Best Cuba Resources and Information. This website is for sale!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
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