Cuba Cuba is a Caribbean island run by communism. Cuba is made up of sugar white beaches and dotted with tobacco fields.

Bottom Left - cuban cigars ; Top - Cuban flag ; Bottom Right - tobacco fields

Cuba is renowned for their legendary cuban cigars and endless tobacco fields. This is their main industry in cuba.

Cuba's favorite sport

Cubans love their baseball!

Fun Fact: 34 Cubans who have currently defected into United States to play in MLB.

Fun Fact: Major League baseball was founded in 1869, Cincinnati, Ohio.

LEFT -Raúl Castro ; RIGHT Barack Obama

Cuba Statistics

Population: 11,390,184 change of -0.02 % from last year

Government: Communism

Dictator/President: Raúl Castro

Capital: Havana / to the right

Language: Spanish

Education: Cuban education consists of two categories primary and secondary. Their primary education consists of 6 grades from ages of 6 to 15 or 16. Secondary education is optional and is received in Cuba's colleges and universities.

How was Cuba settled: Cuba was discovered by Christopher Columbus on october 28 of 1492, later spanish settlers arrived.

Past Event: The Cuban Missile Crisis

During the cuban missile crisis the US and Soviet Union were locked in a 13 day political and military standoff in October 1962 over the Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.

Some of the best foods in Cuba!

Left: Arroz Con Pollo Chicken and Rice) ; Right: Papas Rellenas (Fried Stuffed Potatoes)

Cuba has many types of music: Son, Salsa, Rumba, Bolero, esc

Current Event

Cuba Embargo: The United States embargo against Cuba (in Cuba called el bloqueo, "the blockade") is a commercial, economic, and financial embargo on Cuba by the United States. Preventing all exports to cuba except food and medicine.

Famous Resident

Aroldis Chapman

New York Yankee MLB player

Aroldis Chapman is another Major League Baseball player who has defected from cuba to play baseball.

Motto

¡Patria o Muerte, Venceremos!

Translation: Homeland or Death, we shall overcome!

Created By
Robert Loveless
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