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    Country Profile: Cuba‚ September 2006 COUNTRY PROFILE: CUBA September 2006 COUNTRY Formal Name: Republic of Cuba (República de Cuba). Short Form: Cuba. Term for Citizen(s): Cuban(s). Click to Enlarge Image Capital: La Habana (Havana). Term for residents: Habaneros (males)‚ Habaneras (females). Major Cities: Cuba’s six largest cities (more than 200‚000 inhabitants) in order of population (2005 estimates‚ not including urban agglomerations) are Havana (2‚201‚610)‚ Santiago de Cuba (423‚392)‚ Camagüey

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    Cuba. This island is known everywhere in the world. Everybody knows such names as Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Also Cuba is associated with Caribbean crisis‚ which had frightened both the U.S.A. and USSR. That’s all that common person knows about this land and nation famous for specific culture and interesting history (especially of the 20th century). Cuba has always been a region of American interests in the Caribbean Sea and its 45-year resistance against capitalism (in fact – American politics)

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    COUNTRY: CUBA Timeline of Cuba’s Foreign Exchange Rate Regime Cuba’s Exchange rate regime Among the dimensions of the impossible trinity‚ Cuba only has the autonomy of an independent monetary policy. Cuba has dual exchange rates‚ which mainly consist of two official currencies‚ Cuban Peso (CUP) and Cuban convertible peso (CUC) Majority of Cubans receive wages in the form of CUP‚ while nearly all consumer goods are priced in CUC. Problems of dual currency Inequality

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    History of Cuba Midterm Essay November 14‚ 2012 You are the Cuban Revolution’s New Man or Woman. Explain to Fidel and Raul what it means in terms of your principles in the work place? What does it mean in terms of gender relations? What type of society do you want to bring about and what influences are dangerous to the utopia you wish to create? What threat does the United States pose to this new order? Be Specific here. Fidel does not like generalities. He wants to make sure you know the material

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    Communism In Cuba

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    ↦How successful were the USA’s attempts to contain Communism in Cuba‚ 1959-1961? Until 1959 Cuba was an American ally‚ ruled by Fulgencio Batista. Although he was a dictator‚ he was heavily backed up by Americans which was important as most of the businesses were owned by Americans. However‚ in January of 1959‚ Batista was overthrown by Castro‚ the leader of guerrilla‚ in a revolution. He was strongly socialist‚ and started reforms on Cuba by distributing land between peasants‚ called the Agrarian reform

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    Investment in Cuba

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    FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN CUBA: THE LIMITS OF COMMERCIAL ENGAGEMENT María C. Werlau Since the collapse of the Soviet Bloc‚ the Cuban government embarked on economic liberalization based on the adoption of capitalist mechanisms which include an opening to foreign investment. This has led to increasing claims abroad that engagement— particularly commercial engagement within the context of constructive engagement1 —is the policy instrument that will lead to economic and political reform and the

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    Deforestation in Cuba.

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    Centuries prior to the ruling of the Castro government‚ in the 16th century precisely‚ 90 percent of Cuba was covered with forests. Agriculture Ministry officials in Cuba revealed that the Castro government‚ in the last for decades‚ had sown 1.24 million acres of trees‚ of which were mainly derived from the mountainous zones of the Sierra Maestra‚ Escambray‚ and Sierra de los Organos. This reduced Cuba’s forest cover to 53 percent and by 1960 it was down by 13.5 percent. Ultimately‚ mining‚

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    Capitalism In Cuba

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    Cuba has recently discovered oil reserves in offshore fields of Cuba’s share of the Gulf of Mexico that can approximately be rounded to contain 200 million barrels of natural recoverable oil. At the same time Cuba rejoices from this discovery coincedently the U.S is promoting to normalize relations with Cuba’s government. This significant discovery can lead for Cuba to stop their dependance on foreign oil and compete at hand with the US’s oil reserves and become part of the top 20 countries to produce

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    Race in Cuba

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    Race in Cuba The legacy of slavery and the legacy of systematic racial discrimination imposed on Afro-Cubans are grim realities that are imbedded in Cuban societal and cultural fibers. Despite the abolition of slavery in 1886 and its gaining of independence in 1902 Cuban society‚ politics‚ and ideology have been haunted with the specter of the ‘race issue.’ According to Aline Helg‚ "the myth of Cuban racial equality has proved remarkably enduring‚ even since the revolution of 1959". In order to

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    HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Before 1850‚ Cuba was governed by Spain. However‚ the United States wanted to acquire Cuba for the following reasons. Firstly for commercial reason that is‚ Cuba would be a good market for American goods. Secondly‚ a slave state‚ planters form the Southern States of the United States wanted to acquire Cuba so that it would be made into a state where slavery could be continued. Thirdly‚ a military base‚ many Americans felt that Cuba could be used as a military base to protect

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    What do you know about Cuba? Cuba is the largest country‚ by land area in the caribbean and the main island is the sixteenth largest island in the world by land area. The aerial view of Cuba resembles an alligator‚ and it is sometimes is referred to as ‘El Cocodrillo.’ In 1954‚ Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in Literature‚ he wanted to give it to the people of Cuba‚ for his influence in ‘The Old Man in the Sea.’ Cuba is defined by its history‚ culture‚ and its tourist attractions. Cuba’s

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    The Status of Restrictions on the Right to Travel from the U.S. to Cuba Atty. Arthur Heitzer‚ 633 W. Wisconsin Ave.‚ Suite 1410‚ Milwaukee‚ WI 53203 USA‚ (414) 273-1040 ext. 12‚ aheitzer@igc.org. Despite the multiple guarantees of individual rights contained in the U.S. constitution‚ the right of U.S. nationals to travel abroad to countries of their choosing‚ and to learn from and associate with people of other nations‚ has repeatedly been restricted. The longest such restrictions have

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    Cuba Reflective Essay

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    election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States might cause turmoil in the country’s relationship with Cuba due to the foreign policy statements he made during his campaign‚ going as far as to say‚ regarding Castro’s death‚ that he had been a brutal‚ murderous and oppressive dictator. These two developments make this time an especially interesting period to study Cuba and the way in which its artists might express these issues in relation to Raul Castro’s political measures‚ which had

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    Healthcare in the Republic of Cuba Carmen Sciandra University of Scranton HAD 506 May 13‚ 2013 In Cuba‚ patients’ medical records are still kept in a cardboard folder‚ they are simple and hand written. Internet access is virtually non-existent yet despite the limited technology‚ the Cuban system is surprisingly information-rich and focused on population health. Everything is free‚ and not after prior approval or some copay. Healthcare is tightly organized‚ and the

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    Cuba Persuasive Paper Is President Obama right or wrong to normalize relations with Cuba? For over half a century the United States has had issues with the island of Cuba. The Castro family has had a line of Presidents that have been cruel and untrustworthy. The U.S. imposed an embargo on Cuba which made it illegal for businesses to trade with them. Recently President Obama has decided to thaw the ice with Cuba and change the relationship with them that has lasted so long. So the question arises

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    Cuba’s Gross Domestic Product per capita is 72.23 billion USD. It is a fairly poor state because Cuba does not have a capitalist economic system‚ it is communist which means that workers labour for the state‚ receive low incomes and in turn get domestic benefits such as free food‚ subsidies bills‚ free medical coverage‚ free education‚ no taxes on property and goods and services. The country has some developed and some underdeveloped countries which is all dependent upon its literacy rate‚ 3 out

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    Cuba: the Castro Effect

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    Castro” when referring to their product? Before the regime of Castro‚ Cuba was a different place socially‚ economically‚ and politically. Before Castro‚ Cuba was under Spanish rule from the days of discovery back in 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed on the island‚ until 1898 when the Cubans finally won their independence from the mother country. The United States helped greatly in their victory and in 1899 a treaty made Cuba a free republic under U.S. protection‚ which also allowed the U.S. to

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    Social Issues in Cuba

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    The Cuban revolution was one that transformed Cuba into an independent socialist society. This revolution sent a message around the globe. The message: " Socialism can be achieved and capitalism‚ with its culture stripping mechanism’s can be supplemented". However‚ the revolution did leave its mark on Cuba. This can be seen in the events that took place during the early stages of the revolution. The effects of the revolution were positive for certain sections of the population and negative for others

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    Cultural Changes In Cuba

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    Cuba is changing. The “special period” has ended and Cuba is progressing out of its heavily ruling fist. A change in power and new relations with the United States has sparked cultural changes in Cuba‚ but not without dissonance. One of the largest fears in Cuba is of how to implement new policy and adapt to new ways of thinking. Amid signs of change and growth‚ many Cubans are hesitant to believe in a new structure of government and are tending to resort back to old habits and following old practices

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    Cuba has had a very unfortunate history. Becoming communist was not the best choice in order for them to achieve success as a country. In simple terms communism is the belief that everything belongs to "the community"‚ so people own nothing much more than the clothes on their back‚ and the ruling government owns everything. In 1959‚ Fidel Castro took over Cuba and kicked out Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. President Kennedy saw what horrible things Fidel Castro was doing so he decided to launch

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