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Cuba

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Cuba's History
Spanish-American War in 1898.
Free from Spanish rule.
People
Population: 10.9 m
3/4 live in urban areas.
66% Spanish, 12% Black African, 21.9% mixed, 0.1% Asian.
68% 15-64
Sources
http ://old.duncandavidson.com/blog/2013/04/cuba- streets-03114-duncandavidson-0724.jpg
http:// global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/U.S./ cuba_havana.jpg
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Cuban History Cont...
19th century, major sugar producer.
http:// ingredientnews.com/wp-content/ uploads/2011/09/Sugarcane-Harvest450x299.jpg
Customs
Marriages:
Bright colors
Big party
Lots of foods
$ for cake and
drive.

Customs Continued...
Men VS Women
Common for teen and younger to kiss on cheek.
Address with no surname.
Make eye-contact.
Talk with hands.
Men
Both/All
Women
Handshake
How are you?
Kiss on cheek
Verbal Greeting
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People Continued...
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Cuba
http:// insightcuba.com/sites/default/files/styles/ featured_teaser_image/public/featured/ptp-landing.jpg
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http:// www.jansochor./photo-essay/50-years- after-revolution/cuba-trovcoma-music-santiago.jpg
96% literate
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Music/Dance
Inspired by previous generations.
Roots from Europe and Africa.
2 types; Son, Danzon.
Danzon= formal, Son= fun, upbeat.
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Religion
90% claim Roman Catholic
10% actually practice
40% Christian
<2% Afro Cuban

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http:// www.martinfrost.ws/htmlfiles/jan2007/ cuba11.jpg
http:// www.cuba-junky.com/scriptdata/photo- albums/varadero/church.jpg
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Food
Nothing to do with Mexican foods.
Mix between Spanish, African, Caribbean.
Variety of foods because of Columbus and his men.
Life Expectancy
FM: 77.54 years.
M: 72.71 years.
Foods Columbus tried that are used in Cuban cuisine today
Corn, cassava, peanuts
Sweet potatoes, pumpkin
Peppers, anonas, custard apples,
Sour sop, pineapples, star apples
Icaco plums, guavas, cashews
Guardalavaca
Sources Continued...
http:// img.timeinc.net/time/photoessays/2010/ top10_dangerous_foods/cassava.jpg
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http:// www.healthandbeautypages.com/wp-content/ uploads/2011/12/soursop.jpg
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Geography
Largest island in Caribbean Sea.
Form Greater Antilles.
1/3 high mountains, rolling hills
2/3 lowland plains
Forests, jungles, desserts, grasslands
Interesting Facts
Home of the bee hummingbird and worlds smallest frog.
Only have 1 child per family.
Lowest birth rates in western hemisphere.
To many doctors in Cuba
Love baseball

Bee Hummingbird
http: //1.bp.blogspot.com/-0Di4DAuNMFo/ TgnJZvbzhQI/AAAAAAAAAQE/dSqaOd-9l7A/s320/bb.jpg
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National Geographic
https:// encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images? q=tbn:ANd9GcQFq6g9zktwS9Q796NO-HgPFgLgzYjkse1XL1zOn2v2A9MD1kkW
World's Smallest Frog
http:// www-tc.pbs.org/wnet/nature/ files/2010/09/01-610x441.jpg
http:// www-tc.pbs.org/wnet/nature/ files/2010/09/01-610x441.jpg
Eleutherodactylus Iberia.
http:// 02b93fb.netsolhost.com/blog/wp-content/ uploads/2011/01/DSC07715.jpg
http:// www.elorientedecuba.org/images/nature- national-park-alejandro-humboldt-02.jpg
Politics
Democratic Republic
Rual Castro
3 branches
http:// ciudadanocerocuba.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/ raul-castro.jpg
Current Events
Sept 28: Letting athletes sign with foreign teams.
Lawyers say prisoner should be released because of weight gain.
http:// globetribune.info/wp-content/ uploads/2012/08/Cuban-Flag.jpg
What is Cuba known for?
1. Cigars
2. Baseball
http:/ /coacheshotseat.com/coacheshotseatblog/wp -content/uploads/2010/07/CubanBaseballTeam.jpg
Havana capital.
http ://albinger.files.word press.com/2011/12/map-of-cub a.jpg
Cuba
Video
By: Alexia Durkes
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/videos/havana-cuba-havana$ltv-4016C48CDA1646C9
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