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  Cuba - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago in the northern Caribbean that lies 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's economy today is roughly split into three parts: agriculture (tobacco, sugar, citrus), mining (nickel), and tourism.
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Province is a name for a subnational entity of government usually one step below the national level.
Provinces of Turkey The most populous province is Henan, China, pop.
Mountain Province: Census 1995 - The total population of the province of Mountain Province as of September 1, 1995 is 130,755.
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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 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.
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 Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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.
Cuba is a multiracial society with a population of either mixed (mulatto) or more specific Spanish and African origins.
www.city-search.org /cu/cuba.html   (966 words)

 About Cuba - Culture - History - Travel
The Republic of Cuba is an archipelago (a group of islands) consisting of the main island (named "Cuba"), Isla de la Juventud, and several smaller islands.
Cuba's population as of July 2004 was estimated to be 11,308,764.
Cuba was discovered by the Europeans in 1492 (in fact, by Christopher Columbus himself).
www.amigascubanas.com /about.html   (1161 words)

 Isle of Youth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The island is 3,056 km² (1,180 miles²) and lies 100 km to the southwest of mainland Cuba, almost directly south of Havana and separated by the Batabanó Gulf.
The island is a special municipality (municipio especial) of the Province of Havana and the largest of the 672 islands in the Canarreos Archipelago.
From 1953 to 1955, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was imprisoned in the Presidio Modelo on the Isla de la Juventud by the regime of Fulgencio Batista after leading the failed attack on the Moncada Barracks in the Oriente province in July 1953.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Isla_de_la_Juventud   (580 words)

 Cuba's Story
Cuba and its small surrounding islands are known for their beautiful scenery, appreciation for science, and great diversity of natural resources.
Cuba's greatest richness is in its people, who are a magical mix of native people, Spanish, African and Chinese--which is reflected in the country's culture and character.
The outstanding work of Mapa Verde Cuba is made possible by project leaders who have shared their work over the years, leading to new initiatives across the island all the time.
www.greenmap.com /howto/cuba.html   (773 words)

 La Habana Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
La Habana province, Cuba, is one of the provinces of Cuba.
The city of Havana is a separate province, surrounded by the province of Havana.
The southern coast of the province is characterised by swamps and wetlands.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/La_Habana_Province   (263 words)

 Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Maps — Maps of all the provinces of Cuba, and maps of the major cities.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Cuba.htm   (3120 words)

 Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Province is a name for a secondary level of government in most countries.
In many federations (particularly those that are in fact confederations), the province or state is not clearly subordinate to the national or "central" government.
Provinces are a tertiary unit of government in Peru, as the country is divided into twenty-five regions, which are then subdivided into 194 provinces.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Province.htm   (1026 words)

 Provinces of Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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").
Three officials from Cuba circled around the four young Jersey heifers in a barn in Vermont, more than 2,000 miles from their Caribbean homeland.
www.infothis.com /find/Provinces_of_Cuba   (333 words)

Cuba has rich aquatic resources such as long coastlines, coral reefs, swamps, estuaries, small river systems and a number of man-made lakes, which are suitable for fisheries development.
Cuba is a long and narrow island, with a northern coastline of 3209km and a southern coastline of 2537 km.
Cuba has no legal restrictions on the introduction of exotic fish into open water and therefore is one of the most liberal countries in this regard.
www.fao.org /docrep/W7560E/W7560E07.htm   (5104 words)

 Granma Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Granma is one of the provinces of Cuba.
The province was named after the ship Granma, used by Che Guevara and Fidel Castro to land on Cuba with several guerillas.
As a result, the province is full of reminders of the Cuban Revolution, with the mountains full of plaques commemorating the 1959 struggle against Fulgencio Batista.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Granma_Province   (142 words)

 Las Tunas Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Las Tunas is one of the provinces of Cuba.
This wet area is used to grow sugarcane in, as the wet climate is well suited for the crop.
Cattle are also grazed in the province, which was, until the 1975, part of the Oriente province that was carved up into numerous smaller provinces by Fidel Castro's Marxist government.
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Las_Tunas_Province   (204 words)

 Cienfuegos Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
With the exception of the, Cienfuegos is low lying with an economy almost entirely dedicated to the growing and processing of sugar.
The capital city of the province, also called Cienfuegos, was founded by French settlers in 1819.
Scuba diving off Cienfuegos province is extremely popular both with tourists and locals.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Cienfuegos_Province   (164 words)

 Cuba Map, maps of Cuba. all provinces, main cities.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Cuban archipelago is form by the Cuban island, the island of youth (in the past island of pines) and about 4,195 keys and little islands.
Language: The official language of the Republic of Cuba is the Spanish.
Cuba is a tropical country, with an average of 330 days with sun in the year.
cubamaps.iwebland.com   (193 words)

 Cienfuegos More provinces - Cuba Travel and Living Articles
Located on the south central region of the Island and with a unique tourism product, whose main elements are its enormous nautical potential and its rich historic and cultural traditions, the province of Cienfuegos is today a must-see place for most of the visitors who tour the country.
The lagoon of Guanaroca, located to the southeast of the bay, is a privileged place for the observation of several species of the local fauna.
While, only 23 kilometers away from the city, the micro-medicinal waters of Ciego Montero, with more than a century of successful use and proven, effectiveness are very suitable for bath treatments and therapeutic purposes in an environment of tranquility and restfulness.
www.enjoyyourliving.com /cuba/10.htm   (644 words)

 Guantánamo More provinces - Cuba Travel and Living Articles
Guantánamo is the province of Cuba located at the eastern end of the Island.
The main door of this province for international tourism is the Baracoa, Prime City of Cuba.
Baracoa is today a colorful town with 900 km2 of surface, which preserves in its outskirts forests that are similar to those of the colonial times, identified by many with a sui generis flat top mountain baptized under the name of Yunque de Baracoa (Anvil of Baracoa).
www.enjoyyourliving.com /cuba/7.htm   (282 words)

 A Virtual Travel to Cuba - Destination Caribbean - Cuba Tourism
The native Amerindian population of Cuba began to decline after the European discovery of the island by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1492 and following its development as a Spanish colony during the next several centuries.
Cuba's communist revolution, with Soviet support, was exported throughout Latin America and Africa during the 1960s, 70s, and 80s.
This gallery introduces the 14 provinces of Cuba by a collection of 126 travel photos taken by David Stanley.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/cuba.htm   (699 words)

 FROM CUBA / Conjunctivitis extends to central provinces in Cuba - Noticias de Cuba / Cuba News
FROM CUBA / Conjunctivitis extends to central provinces in Cuba - Noticias de Cuba / Cuba News
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, October 7 (www.cubanet.org) - The outbreak of conjunctivitis reported out of Havana in the last few weeks not seems to be spreading to the central Cuban provinces.
Schools in Manicaragua municipality had to be closed in September to forestall the spread of the disease.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y03/oct03/09e4.htm   (161 words)

 A Sustainable Pest Management Strategy For Sweetpotato Weevil In Cuba: A Success Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The weevil is present in all provinces of Cuba, causing up to 45% damage in the absence of control measures.
The weevil is present in all provinces of Cuba, causing up to 45% damage in the absence of adequate control measures (Alcazar et al., 1997).
One of the problems that plagues the use of pathogenic fungi is the lack of soil moisture in fields infested with sweetpotato weevils.
www.agnet.org /library/article/eb493a.html   (1996 words)

 Cuba Provinces
Cuba was liberated from Spanish rule in the Spanish-American War, just before the beginning of the 20th century.
Cuba is divided into fourteen provincias (provinces) and one municipio especial (special municipality).
Cuba is separated from the Bahamas by the Nicholas Channel and Old Bahama Channel; from Haiti by the Windward Channel; from Jamaica by the Cayman Trench; from the Cayman Islands and Mexico by the Yucatan Channel and Yucatan Basin.
www.statoids.com /ucu.html   (728 words)

 Mi País Cuba - Provinces - Havana City
40 years later it was entitle the Capital of Cuba and in its harbor, all the Spanish ships coming from the continent stopped here to defend from corsairs and pirates with their storerooms full of gold and silver.
Havana’s harbor is the most important one of Cuba and through it come and go half of the Cuban imports and exports.
Capital of Cuba, Capital of 2 provinces; Havana and Havana City.
mipais.cuba.cu /ingles/provincias.php?subcat=13   (338 words)

 FROM CUBA / Lightning Causes Blackout In Western Provinces / CPI - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
FROM CUBA / Lightning Causes Blackout In Western Provinces / CPI - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
HAVANA, June 8 (Lucas Garve, CPI) – The three westernmost provinces in Cuba suffered flouts on Wednesday night and Thursday morning lasting up to 18 hours when lightning hit the electrical grid.
The provinces of Pinar del Río, Havana City and Havana went dark after 6 p.m.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y00/jun00/12e3.htm   (117 words)

 Cuba - Maritime Provinces of Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Flag of the 1845 Maritime Province of Spain.
There were many changes in the maritime provinces until our days, due to independence of some countries and to administrative reorganization of the provinces.
The first one is the creation of a new province in Cuba, called Nuevitas around 1851.
www.buschauer.dynip.com /fotw/flags/cu_mar.html   (118 words)

 Food crisis in the Eastern provinces of Cuba - Cubanuestra
A serious food crisis in the 5 eastern provinces is stated in the report issued by members of the Executive Board of the World Food Program (WFP) of the United Nations, who visited Cuba on June 2002, and that was published on October 14th.
Special attention attracts in the report the "Analysis and Cartography of the Food Insecurity Vulnerability in the Five Eastern Provinces", that comprises all their 14 municipalities, carried out by the WFP and the Physical Planning Institute of Cuba (IPF) between 1999-2000.
Due to the seriousness of the problem in that territory, the WFP and the Cuban government iniciated a project for food support based on the existing program of the mother-child care and the school cafeterias, where the WFP will concentrate its aid effords to the country, according to the Report.
www.cubanuestra.nu /web/article.asp?artID=1124   (752 words)

 Welcome to Preston & Fylde Cuba Solidarity Campaign
The Cuba Solidarity Campaign are running this tour in association with Havanatour (ATOL 4636), the UK’s leading Cuba specialist, and I have pleasure in enclosing the tour itinerary, booking conditions and Booking Form for your information.
This is a wonderful opportunity to see the real Cuba away from the usual tourist trail and experience the achievements of the Revolution as well as the problems caused by the US blockade of over forty years.
Father Bottoms is Chair of CSC Miami 5 Campaign and has made several solidarity visits to the families of the Miami Five in Cuba and Gerardo Hernandez and Ramon Labañino, two of the Miami Five political prisoners, imprisoned in US Lompoc and Beaumont prisons and attended their appeal hearing in Miami in March 2004.
blackpoolandfyldecsc.org.uk /tour2005.html   (577 words)

 Cuba.com.:.Matanzas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The second largest in Cuba, Matanzas province is largely flat, with its highest point (Pan de Matanzas) at only 380m above sea level.
The southern coast has one of Cuba's most distinctive features: an enormous marsh, Cienaga de Zapata that covers both the southern part of the province and the peninsula of the same name.
Of Cuba's provinces, Matanzas is one of the most industrialised, with petroleum wells, refineries, supertanker facilities, and 21 sugar mills to process the harvests of the fields of sugarcane in the province.
www.cuba.com /index.cfm?objectid=6A69DB0A-C09F-22F2-192AD63906B5904A   (259 words)

 Cuba: Car Rental - Rent Car, Automatic, Manual
We have a great variety of cars at your disposal, from the luxurious ones including chauffeur, the compact ones and jeeps to the small and economic models ideal for young couples.
The car rental give you the possibility of planning your own vacations, you could reserve hotel rooms in different provinces throughout Cuba and move at your own pace.
The infrastructure for car repairing, maintenance and gas services are well placed and available in different cities, so you don't have to worry about it, just drive and enjoy the view.
www.cubaweb.co.uk /cars   (351 words)

 CUBA PROVINCE -- Links to Cuba province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Playa Verraco in Santiago De Cuba Province all have good rights and...
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.
www.cubatarifas.com /cuba-province.html   (252 words)

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