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Cuba. By Trevor Mitchell. Climate in Cuba. Humid, Topical. Warmest Month: July - 86 F/30 C Coolest Month: January - 70 F/21 C Seasons Rainy: May - October Dry: November - April . Ajiaco.

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By Trevor Mitchell

climate in cuba
Climate in Cuba
  • Humid, Topical. Warmest Month: July - 86 F/30 C Coolest Month: January - 70 F/21 C
  • Seasons
  • Rainy: May - October Dry: November - April
  • Ajiaco is the national dish: a thick soup made with meat (especially pork), along with different kinds of edible vegetable roots and stems. The taste will depend on the vegetables used, and the seasoning.
  • Other typical Cuban dishes include: Lechon asado en pala - broiled pork cooked on a stick over an open fire Tachinos, chatinos or tostones - fried unripe sliced bananasFrijoles negros dormidos - very thickly cooked black beansCongrÌ oriental - a combination of rice and red kidney beans Moros y cristianos - rice and black beans Picadillo a la habanera - Havana mincemeat
scuba diving
Scuba diving
  • Diving in Cuba is unbeatable. You literally will be exhausted from seeing all kinds of shark, caribbeans, silkeys, lemons, and even the coveted whale shark, which usually surpasses 10 meters!!!
camels in use in cuba
Camels in use in cuba
  • Arrived in Cuba to use camels for the shooting and transportation of sugar cane. This occurred in the harvest of 1834 and the first place was used in the canton of Canímar, jurisdiction of Matanzas. The excess of humidity of our climate and insects foiled the attempt to use the country for agricultural work in this animal is capable of carrying 500 pounds at a rate of over 40 kilometers per day and without drinking water for 72 hours.
cuba regulations
Cuba regulations
  • Tourists do not have to fill in the customs statement form. Cuba prohibits the import of narcotics and all types of pornographic materials. Firearms are allowed provided they are for game hunting and receive the corresponding Cuban import permit upon arrival. Tourists must obtain proper invoices for durable goods purchased while visiting the Island. The invoices must be shown at customs officers request when leaving the country. Travelers are allowed to import their personal effects in reasonable amounts. It is prohibited to export certain types of animals and plants, sea shells, antiques, precious metals, and items that are considered to belong to the national wealth.
e lectricity
  • The used electrical current in Cub10 a is 1V/60Hz.
currency in cuba
Currency in cuba
  • Though the Cuban peso is the official currency in Cuba, the convertible peso (CUC) is the one that the tourist must use. It is equal to one American dollar.
  • If tourists want to use American dollars they have to pay, in change, a charge of 10%. The Cuban peso is only use in Cuba, and its exportation or importation is prohibited.
natural resources
Natural resources
  • Tobacco is the natural resource in cuba
main disasters
Main disasters
  • 2004Havana residents fill plastic containers froma hose in one of the few areas of the city of 2million still supplied with water, 4 days afterHurricane Charley barreled across Cuba packing 105-mph winds.Luis Eligio Perez M.Cafria, a Havana rapper,protested the water shortage by taping a spigotto his mouth while walking the capital streets.
reason why i wouldn t live in cuba
Reason why I wouldn’t live in cuba
  • I wouldn’t want to live in cuba because they have over 100 disasters a year
if i was president of cuba
If I was president of cuba
  • I wouldn’t change anything
  • I would keep it all the same
animals in cuba
Animals in cuba

The Solenodon is endangered and was once thought to be extinct.

This species is an insectivore and feeds mostly on insects and spiders.

The Cuban Solenodon is found mostly in forests and thick shrub habitats.

This is a nocturnal species, spending the day hiding under rocks or in trees.

features in cuba
Features in cuba
  • Havana major port, and leading commercial centre of Cuba. The city is one of the 14 Cuban provinces. The city/province has 2.4 million inhabitants, and the urban area over 3.7 million, making Havana the largest city in both Cuba and the Caribbean region.