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www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/COLDcastroF.htm
CApital: Havana
Important cities in Cuba: Camaguey Santiago

Major Industries in Cuba:sugar and food processing, oil refining, cement

Currency:Cuban Peso
Exchange Rate:

Culture:
Rueda de Casino-
It is a group dance that has been passed on from one generation to another. It is performed in a circle formed by some pairs, guided by a leader who commands turns and partner changes, following the Casino dance steps.
Cha Cha Cha
This rhythm evolved from different contributions and innovations made by Cuban musicians using dance melodies and the balance between tempo and syncopated tunes.
The appearance of this rhythm owes to the dancers of the Silver Starsociety, the Havana central corner of Prado and Neptuno and later, in all Havana dance floors, the creation of dance steps according to the characteristics of the new style.
Dancers made an "escobilleo" beating to one side and to the other, the one, two; one, two, three and that sound on the floor, like cha-cha-cha gave name to this rhythm.
Famous People:


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Fidel Castro-Famous for being president of cuba from 1976 to 2008 and his troubles with the US
Jose Canseco-Famous MLB player. Played fro Numerous Baseball teams. Famous for being involved with Steroids
Jose Canseco
Jose Canseco

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Old Havana
Havana is one of the oldest cities founded by Europeans in the western hemisphere. Old Havana is a major tourist attraction due to its many forts and other sites to see. It was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1982. Havana Plieja is pleasant place to stroll around and get a sense of what life in Cuba used to be like 200 years ago.
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The Museo de la Revolution is housed in the former palace of dictator Fulgencio Batista, leader of Cuba in the years immediately preceding Fidel Castro’s rise to power and one of the most reviled figures in Cuban history under Castro’s regime.
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The (the Castle of the Royal Force) is one of the main attractions in old Havana Cuba and a sure stop on any visit to Cub
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The capitol of Cuba is Havana. Cuba is an islan. Its border are the Alantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, which is where most trade routes are taking place....
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plaza de la cathedral old havana Cuba
plaza de la cathedral old havana Cuba

Plaza de la Catedral Old Havana
http://www.havana-guide.com/havanacitytour.html


bar casa del escabeche old havana
bar casa del escabeche old havana



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