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Cuba
By Elizabeth Hill

Cuba is home to almost 11.2 million people. What that you say? You want to visit but know absolutely nothing about Cuba? Well you have come to the right place.

Cuba is located in the center of the Caribbean right under the Florida Keys, and just above Jamaica. El mapa de Mexico, America Central y El Cribe

And some cities you might want to visit while your there Santiango de Cuba, Camaguey, Santa Clara, Holguin, Guantanamo, Matanzas, Cienfuegoes, and Pinar Del Rio. The weather in Cuba is almost always warm and I suggest you visit during August.

If you are going to visit Cuba I suggest you learn Spanish. Or English. Or French.

Government

The government in Cuba is communist. The current government was assumed by force in 1959. Cuba gained independence from Spain on May 20, 1959. There is only party though. Cuba is a communist state headed by Raul Castro and a bunch of party loyalists. Raul Castro replaced his brother Fidel Castro as chief of state, president, and commander in chief of armed forces on February 24, 2008. The Cuban Government seeks to control most of the aspects of Cuban life. The Communist Cuban government is constitutionally recognized as Cuba's only legal political party.

Economy

Cuba's Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown by 1.4% in 2009, according to official statistics. Cuba produces, sugar, citrus, tobacco, coffee, rice, beans, meat, tropical fruits, and vegetables. The average monthly salary is about 18$. Cuba exports nickel/cobalt, oil, oil derivatives, pharmaceutical and bio-tech products, sugar and it's byproducts, tobacco, seafood, citrus, tropical fruits, and coffee. Cuba's major exports are Canada, China, Venezuela, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore, Italy, and Russia. 1U.S dollar is equal to 0.93 Cuban pesos.

People and Religion

Cuba's culture many exists of two different cultures: Spanish and African. The largest organized religion in Cuba is the Roman Catholic Church. Cuba...
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