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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 CUC - Convertible Pesos Pilar - Hemingway's Boat
Havana's Finest Tobacco Leaves Railway Crossing
Running Repairs Three Angels Stormy Evening
Water Games on the Malecon Stretch Lada Taxi Purple Dress
Cave Entrance Hanging Out on the Malecon Red Moskvitch - Light-Red Licence-plate
Havana Dawn Rush Hour - Main Square Cashing-in on the Legend
Checkers Salsa Dancers Le Taxi Mauve
Tricycle Taxi Pontiac Pumped Up
Cuban Taxi Modes of Transport Dance Exhibition 2
Cuban Cigar Dawn Fishing on the Malecon Fidel Lookalike
Tobacco Drying House Ritual Sacrifice 2 Salsa Dancing
Masked Dancer Peppermint Taxi Forgotten Era
Biblioteca Marti Traffic Jam Brassed Off?
Chevrolet Pig's Head Jay-Walkers
Shining Through - Avenida Washington Running Water Surprise!
Having a Laugh Ritual Sacrifice? Bull Rider
Waiting for a Fare Dance Exhibition Running Repairs - Chevrolet
Hard Stare Bronze Busker Cigar Smoker
Galloping Home Proud Dad Two's Company
Dawn on the Malecon Dancing in the Midday Heat Vintage Downtown
Local Cowboy Dance Exhibition 3 Memories
Gregorio Fuentes - 'The' Old Man and the Sea Band on the Run Fun & Games
Hey, Photo Me? Buick Taxi Modes of Transport
Seafood Salad Malecon Sunset Salsa Club
Friendly Locals Rum Bottler Che Guevara Mausoleum
Homeward Bound Rush-hour Surrender
Mean Green Machine Toiling in the midday heat Dance Exhibition 4
Goat Carriage Fun for all the Family Hey, Maestro ... what we gonna play?
Running Repairs Goat Mobile
Granny looks Nervous Three-Wheeler