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33 Interesting Facts About Cuba

Interesting facts about Cuba. Cuba is one of the most interesting countries in the World with decades of history, turmoil, change and perseverance. The US Embargo alone is enough to pique the interest of even the most laid back traveler. We recently traveled to Cuba under the new General License relaxation and couldn’t help but accrue some interesting facts about Cuba. Click to read the full travel blog post at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/interesting-facts-about-cuba/

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Lucecita, musician and activist, was blacklisted from Puerto Rican television during the early 1970s for her refusal to whiten her appearance and for her support of revolutionary movements in Puerto Rico and Cuba (many Puerto Rican television stations were owned and staffed primarily by white cuban exiles). In response to the harsh criticism she drew due to her adoption of what was referred to by the Puerto Rican press as ‘the African look’, Lucecita released songs that [read more].

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Havana’s Bacardi building, once the headquarters of the Cuban rum empire, is distinguished by its modern architectural lines of art deco and glazed colorful terra-cotta embellishments.

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from Slate Magazine

Bright 1970 Cuban Propaganda Posters Urging Solidarity With Vietnam

Cartel de la ofensiva del TET en Vietnam, se usó en Cuba y podría ser el emblema de La Sra Aguirre tras las elecciones.

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