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  Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 is a "Communist state," or a parliamentary republic led by a Communist Party.
Cuba is divided into 14 provinces of 169 municipalities, and one special municipality (the Isla de la Juventud).
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 Cuba
The Republic of Cuba is an island nation 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 republic led by a president who is elected by parliament together with the vice-president.
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 Cuba Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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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 Provinces of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cuba consists of 14 provinces, plus one special municipality.
Cuba's Special Municipality is the Isla de la Juventud (Island of Youth), known until the 1970s as the Isla de Pinos or Isle of Pines (also previously "Evangelista", "Isle of Santiago" and "Isle of Parrots").
Map of contemporary provinces of Cuba on webhavana.com
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The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago in the northern 9 Caribbean, in between 8 the Caribbean Sea, 3 the Gulf of Mexico 3 and the Atlantic 2 Ocean.
To the 0 north are found the 8 United States and 9 the Bahamas, to the west 4 Mexico, to the 2 south the Cayman Islands 8 and Jamaica, and to 9 the southeast Haiti.
Cuba is divided into 14 1 provinces of 169 municipalities, 3 and one special municipality 8 (the Isla de 1 la Juventud).
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 Cuba
Travelers wishing to visit an immediate family member in Cuba who is authorized to be in Cuba, but is not a national of Cuba, may be granted a specific license in exigent circumstances provided that the U.S. Interests Section in Havana concurs in the issuance of such a license.
In Cuba, hijackers will be sentenced to lengthy prison terms at a minimum, and may be subject to the death penalty; on April 11, 2003, the Government of Cuba executed three suspected hijackers, nine days after taking them into custody.
Authorized travelers to Cuba are limited to 44 pounds of accompanied baggage per traveler unless a specific license from OFAC or the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security authorizes a higher amount.
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 List of places - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lists of places in a state or city
List of places inspiring definitions in the Meaning of Liff
List of places known as 'the Venice of something'
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 Cuba - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cuba is a Caribbean island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.
Since the revolution, Cuba has been shunned by the United States and travel between the two neighbors has to be via a third country, unless one is traveling under a license from the US government, in which case direct flights from the US to Cuba can be arranged.
Cuba is generally a very safe country; strict and prominent policing, combined with neighborhood watch style-programs keep the streets safe from violent crime.
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 Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Republic of Cuba is an Island in the eastern Caribbean that lies at the confluence of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Cuba is a Socialist state, or a parliamentary republic led by a Communist Party with a monopoly of political power (as all opposition parties are considered illegal under the Cuban constitution, which states that "The Communist Party of Cuba (...) is the superior guiding force of society and the state").
Cuba is notable for its national organic agriculture initiative, undertaken in order to feed a population faced with starvation.
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 > Cuba abcworld.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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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 Wikinfo | Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 is a dictatorship which is in form a republic led by a president who is elected by parliament together with the vice-president.
The Petition was refused, and a subsequent crackdown resulting in inprisonment of 75 political prisoners for terms of up to 28 years.
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 Cuba - Gurupedia
U.S. businesses flourished in Cuba and tens of thousands of American workers lived in Cuba running companies such as ITT (which built the Cuban phone network), General Nickel and the King Ranch cattle operations.
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 currently trades freely with every country in the world except for the U.S. The U.S. does, however, export agriculture into Cuba provided that the Cuban government pay in hard currency (Cuba is in default of several billions in loan obligations to it's "Paris Club debtors).
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 ipedia.com: Cuba Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alternate meanings: see Cuba 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 is considered by some as one of the most advanced Latin American countries in areas such as medicine and education.
The Petition was however refused, and a subsequent crackdown resulted in the imprisonment of 75 political prisoners for terms of up to 28 years.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Features -- Hemingway's Cuba home on list of endangered places
Permission is needed from the U.S. authorities because of a U.S. embargo against Cuba.
Hemingway's home joined 10 other places on the annual list, such as North Alaska's King Island where structures that represented the rich culture of the Inupiat Eskimos were in danger of being washed into the Bering Sea.
Catholic churches of greater Boston made the list along with historic buildings of downtown Detroit, Michigan, and Ennis-Brown House in Los Angeles, the grandest of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's textile-block houses.
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 Cuba : QuicklyFind Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The '''Republic of Cuba is another archipelago in the northern Caribbean, in between the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.
Its 609 members, representing a wide spectrum of the Cuban society, are elected to serve five-year terms.
Other political issues include illegal emigration to the US, the economic and humanitarian embargo enforced by the United States and how much truth there is behind stories of things like the government's imprisonment of political dissidents.
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 Where do you want to go birding in Cuba today?
Cuba has a remarkable avifauna, ranging from Bee Hummingbird, the world's smallest bird, to several very rare species, and including some 30 species which are virtually endemic to the island.
Cuba has 24 endemic species as well as many other Caribbean specialities and is fast becoming a popular birdwatching holiday destination.
Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and while it cannot claim to possess the most endemics (Jamaica is the richest in this respect), it certainly attracts the most controversy and interest.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/carcuba.htm   (1310 words)

  
 Cuba's Wild Side @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A biologist at the University of Havana, Soy works with Cuba's flora and fauna division to help oversee 48 of the country's 263 protected natural areas, which cover nearly 22 percent of Cuba's territory.
With help from Cuba's Ministry of Science, Technology, and the Environment, I gained unprecedented access to some of the most pristine island wilderness in the world.
To strengthen a struggling economy, Cuba is concentrating its efforts on developing its tourism industry.
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 Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cuba and its originally Amerindian population (Taino, Siboney and Guanajatabey) came under Spanish control in the 15th century and who were wiped out shortly afterwards.
Cuba Maps (http://www.webhavana.com/CubaMaps/index.php) — Maps of all the provinces of Cuba, and maps of the major cities.
Cuba Travel (http://www.connect2cuba.com/) — Pictures of Cuba, Travel Directory, private houses to rent or "casas particulares", forums and cuban links.
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 CUBA-L Genealogy Discussion List
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 Cuba
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.
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 AsiaMedia :: BANGLADESH: Bangladesh 5th on CPJ list of worst places for journalists
The New York-based media watchdog that released a list of 10 worst places for journalists marking World Press Freedom Day on Monday says the list represents the full range of current threats to press freedom.
Bangladesh was placed next to Iraq, Cuba, Zimbabwe and Turkmenistan, while China, Eritrea, Haiti, the West Bank and Gaza, and Russia followed Bangladesh on Monday's list of worst places.
A brutal crackdown launched last year in Cuba by Fidel Castro's government has left an unprecedented 29 journalists behind bars, who served lengthy prison terms of up to 27 years.
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 Cuba on 43 Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I went as child and haven’t been back sice my family is from there and I wish when my child gets older that I can go show her the culture and clear blue water.
I'm going to Cuba w/3 friends for 2 week in Jan 2006.
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 Software Soapbox: Hemingway's Cuba home on list of endangered places
Over the last 10 years or so I've seen all of Hemingway's remaining residences and haunts, including this one....(Hey, a guy's gotta have a hobby).
Hemingway lived at Finca Vigia (Lookout Farm) from 1939 to 1960 and it was there he wrote "The Old Man and the Sea," the story of a struggle between a fisherman and a giant marlin that won a Pulitzer and the Nobel Prize in literature.
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 Cuba, Lodging & Accommodation: Lodging Guide for Cuba,, New York
In addition to great rate Cuba hotel reservations, WorldWeb Travel Guide offers detailed information on a variety of other Cuba accommodations.
Please refer to accommodations near Cuba for other places to stay in the area.
If you are a Cuba hotel or other accommodation provider, and your property is not in our Cuba lodging database, it only takes a few minutes to add a complimentary listing.
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 CUBA PROVINCE -- Links to Cuba province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Join skaters from all over the world at the Cuba Inline Cup and the Marabana Inline Marathon in Havana, Cuba, November 14-18, 2001.
Cuba : Hotels In Cuba, Hoteles en Cuba by province.
We have a wide range of hotels at your disposal where to spend your vacations.
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