• Cuban history

    Brief history of Cuba summarized A brief brushstroke to the history of Cuba summarized. Cuba in its beginnings The first European to arrive in Cuba was Christopher Columbus in 1492. At that time the indigenous people lived from agriculture. They grew cassava, corn and yams. They also smoked tobacco. In 1511 Diego Velásquez conquered the island of Cuba and founded several settlements including Havana. The natives devastated by European diseases, to which they had no resistance. Beginning in 1526, the Spanish imported African slaves to Cuba. At the end of the 18th century, Cuba prospered from the cultivation and export…

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  • Traditions and customs of Cuba

    What traditions and customs are there in Cuba? Great detail of customs and traditions of Cuba, in the following paragraphs. Gastronomy Food in daily life The normal daily diet in Cuba is quite simple. Rice and beans are a staple, supplemented by fried plantains, root vegetables, and vegetables. Cucumbers are a cheap and filling vegetable supplement. While beef was consumed by all segments of the population, pork and chicken have overtaken it as a cheaper alternative. The pork is made into a low-quality ham called vikin ham, which cost about $2 a pound in Havana in the summer of 2000.…

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    Cuban language

    The Republic of Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean, in Central America, whose capital and most populous city is Havana. It has a population of 11 million inhabitants (82º) and an extension of 109,884 km 2 (104º). Its human development index is high (73rd) and its official currencies are the Cuban peso and the Cuban convertible peso. But what language is spoken in Cuba? What language do they speak in Cuba? Cuba has an official language, Spanish. Cuba is a fairly homogeneous country in terms of languages. Virtually the entire population speaks Spanish. The second most widely spoken…

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