CUBA

STUFF

Cuba is a Caribbean island nation under communist rule. It has sugar-white beaches and is dotted with tobacco fields, which play a part in the production of the country's legendary cigars. The capital, Havana, is lined with pastel houses, 1950s-era cars and Spanish-colonial architecture in the 16th-century core, Old Havana. Salsa music plays in the dance clubs and cabaret shows are performed at the famed Tropicana.

Cuba is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean meet. It is south of both the U.S. state of Florida and the Bahamas west of Haiti, and north of Jamaica. Havana is the largest city and capital other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants.

WHAT CULTURE DOES CUBA HAVE

Cuba is known for its cultural diversity, built from Spanish, African, French and Asian influences. Whether in literature or fine art, film, ballet, modern dance or theatre - the island has produced numerous famous artists in many different disciplines.Christmas Day is the focus of religious Christmas celebration in Cuba. However,Christmas Eve is important in Cuban Christmas celebrations, uniquely referred to as “Noche Buena”. Traditional Chrismas foods in Cuba include roasted pig, fried plantains, rice pudding and rum cake.

WERE THEY COME FROM

The majority of the ancestry of White Cubans comes from Spain. During the 18th, 19th and early part of the 20th century especially, large waves of Canary Islanders, Galicians, Asturians and Catalans emigrated from Spain to Cuba.

SPORTS IN CUBA

Baseball is by far the most popular other popular sports and pastimes includeboxing Cuba is a dominant force in amateur boxing consistently achieving high medal tallies in international competitions volleyball, basketball sailing and trekking.
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WHAT KIND OF FOOD DOES CUBA HAVE ?

  • Ropa Vieja Shredded Flank Steak in Tomato Sauce Croquetas De Jamón Ham Croquettes Arroz con Pollo Chicken and Rice Lomo de Puerco Cuban Pork Loin Papas Rellenas Fried Stuffed Potatoes Mojito.Pastel de Boniato Sweet Potato Pie Fufú del Plátano Plantain, Pork mash