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Transcript of CUBA
The Republic of Cuba
The Culture Of
By Matt Ehrhardt
& Cassie Washer
¿Qué pasó amigo?
Ir de compras
moneda, baro, fula, pasta
¿Qué bola asere?
Loud & Gestures
La Familia Cubana
The family code of 1975
Marriage, divorce, marital property relationships, recognition of children, obligations for children’s care and education, adoption, and tutelage
sugar, nickel, tobacco, fish, medical products, citrus, and coffee
Import Substitution Industrialization
European decent hold professional positions
Afro-cubans hold agricultural/labor positions
Women 37% work force (The Maternity Law)
Freely available contraception
6 weeks before
3 months after
60% salary for up to 1 year
Religion not as widespread as other Latin American countries
Catholicism came from Spain
Access for priests & clergy
Persecution up until 1959
1976 improvement in relations with Roman Catholic Church
1992 full religious freedom
Adopted many Mexican catholic traditions
Mix of Catholicism & African folklore
1600 slaves baptized & taught Catholic prayers
Thought of as black magic
Traditions still survive today
Music of Cuba
Inspired many other types of music
Music in Cuba
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habanera, the guaracha, the danzón
the rumba, the bolero, the chachachá
(Not like any of you are actually reading these)
Perspective on Death
Animal sacrifice & chants
Minimum two day long viewing
Catholic funeral Mass
Economic status & social position of the dead irrelevant
Common Health Concerns
Common Health Concerns
Common High Risk Health Behaviors
High Prevalence of....
Coronary Heart Disease
Overweight or Obesity
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
HIV risk behaviors
Unprotected sex acts
Que Gordo Estas!
Meaning of food
Common Food and Beverages
Staple foods: yams, yucca, malanga, boniato, plantains and grains
Rich and very sweet
sugar cane juice
iced coconut milk
Health Concerns and Diet
Nutritional Deficiencies and Food Limitations
Healthcare Practice and Behaviors
Health-Seeking Beliefs and Behaviors
Family as the primary source of health advice
Health care system
Responsibily for Health Care
Folk and Traditional Practices
Cultural Responses to Health and Illness