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Cuba, is the biggest island in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, consists of the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the capital of Cuba and its largest city, followed by Santiago de Cuba. To the north of Cuba lies the United States (150 km or 93 mi away) and the Bahamas, Mexico is to the west, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica are to the south, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic are to the southeast.
In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on what is now the island of Cuba and claimed it for the Kingdom of Spain. Cuba remained a colony of Spain until the Spanish–American War of 1898, after which it came briefly under the administration of the United States until gaining formal independence in 1902.
Its fragile democracy became increasingly dominated by radical politics, and while the Cuban Constitution of 1940 sought to strengthen its democratic system, the country came under the dictatorship of former president Fulgencio Batista in 1952, who intensified already rampant corruption, political repression and crippling economic regulations. Growing unrest and instability led to the ousting of Batista in January 1959 by the July 26 movement, which afterward established a new administration under Fidel Castro. By 1965, the country had developed into a single-party state under the revived Communist Party of Cuba, which holds power to date. Reference Wikipedia.
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Cuban Flag Pilar - Hemingway's Boat CUC - Convertible Pesos
Tobacco Leaves Railway Crossing Three Angels
Havana's Finest Running Repairs Stretch Lada Taxi
Purple Dress Stormy Evening Red Moskvitch - Light-Red Licence-plate
Water Games on the Malecon Hanging Out on the Malecon Jay-Walkers
Le Taxi Mauve Dance Exhibition 2 Salsa Dancers
Rush Hour - Main Square Gregorio Fuentes - 'The' Old Man and the Sea Cave Entrance
Havana Dawn Galloping Home Salsa Dancing
Pontiac Checkers Masked Dancer
Pumped Up Bronze Busker Modes of Transport
Cuban Taxi Cashing-in on the Legend Chevrolet
Tricycle Taxi Fidel Lookalike Forgotten Era
Cuban Cigar Brassed Off? Dawn Fishing on the Malecon
Traffic Jam Band on the Run Peppermint Taxi
Tobacco Drying House Seafood Salad Ritual Sacrifice 2
Pig's Head Biblioteca Marti Vintage Downtown
Ritual Sacrifice? Bull Rider Goat Carriage
Dance Exhibition Waiting for a Fare Shining Through - Avenida Washington
Running Water Cigar Smoker Modes of Transport
Running Repairs - Chevrolet Two's Company Hard Stare
Surprise! Homeward Bound Having a Laugh
Dancing in the Midday Heat Dawn on the Malecon Proud Dad
Hey, Photo Me? Friendly Locals Memories
Rush-hour Local Cowboy Dance Exhibition 3
Fun & Games Toiling in the midday heat Hey, Maestro ... what we gonna play?
Buick Taxi Rum Bottler Che Guevara Mausoleum
Dance Exhibition 4 Salsa Club Surrender
Mean Green Machine Malecon Sunset Running Repairs
Three-Wheeler Fun for all the Family Goat Mobile
Granny looks Nervous