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CUBA. People. Pop.: 11 million 60% Spanish descent, 20% mixed race, 11% African Descent, 1% Chinese 47% Catholic, 4% Protestant, 2% Santer í a. Celebrities. Fidel Castro Gloria Estefan Daisy Fuentes Rosie Ruiz Ernesto “ Che ” Guevara de la Serna Although born in Argentina. History.

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people
People
  • Pop.: 11 million
  • 60% Spanish descent, 20% mixed race, 11% African Descent, 1% Chinese
  • 47% Catholic, 4% Protestant, 2% Santería
celebrities
Celebrities
  • Fidel Castro
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Daisy Fuentes
  • Rosie Ruiz
  • Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna
    • Although born in Argentina
history
History
  • 3500 BC, first inhabitants land on Cuba
  • 1492 AD, Columbus sights Cuba
  • 1514, Spain conquers Cuba
  • 1868, First war of independence launched
  • 1878, rebels granted amnesty
  • 1898, Spanish-American war, Cuba loses, governed by US
  • 1933, President Gerado Machado y Morales overthrown my Fulgencio Batista
history cont d
History Cont’d
  • 1959, Batista Overthrown by guerilla movement led by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara
  • Castro becomes Prime Minister of Cuba
    • Castro turns to Soviet Union, Cuba becomes Communist state
  • 1961, Batista Supporters invade Bay of Pigs
  • 1962, Cuban Missile Crisis
environment
Environment
  • Cuba is 110,860 sq. miles
  • 15th largest island in the world
  • Capital City is Havana
  • 105 miles from Key West, Florida
environment cont d
Environment Cont’d
  • Major Exports:
    • Sugar
    • Minerals
    • Tobacco
    • Agricultural Medicine
tourist friendly cities
Tourist-Friendly Cities
  • Havana
  • Baracoa
  • Pinar del Rio Province
  • Santiago de Cuba
  • Trinidad
tourism
Tourism
  • Viázul, Cubas most popular tourist bus
  • Trains, but only between cities
  • Car rental
  • Hitchhiking
    • All government vehicles
    • Government-appointed Amarillo Officials
holidays
Holidays
  • Jan. 1, Liberation Day
  • May 1, Labor Day
  • July 25-27, Celebration of the National Rebellion
  • Oct. 10, Day of Cuban Culture
  • Christmas only observed publicly since 1997
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