The power of the nation that lives in Americas shadow
Size: 110,860 square kilometers.
Education: only 12.8% earn a GED.
Military: around 5 million.
Physical features: Hill region.
Economy: Growing, rapidly.
2013 exports: 13.6 billion USD.
2012 official exchange rate: 72.3 billion USD.
As you can see, Cuba's economy is growing pretty rapidly. This really helps the country's power because it lets them have money and room to grow and expand. This will also influence more countries to trade with them.