CUBA

By Carlos Rodriguez

Cuba's languages

MLA Citation

"Sunset in Trinidad, Cuba." Photos/Illustrations. Travel-Images.com. World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.


Cuba has many languages like Spanish and European languages. These languages were given to Cuba by immigrants. Also African slaves brought their own languages to Cuba.  All these languages  were brought to Cuba in the 19th century.  

Richards, Keith, Thea Pitman, and Claire Taylor. "regional differences in Latin American Spanish." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.

Brief history

Economy

  In 1991, Cuba's state-run economy suffered a major setback when its main trading partner, the Soviet Union and it collapsed and  forcing it into a deep recession.  Cuba's gross domestic product fell 35%.  Their food and resources were low.

"Cuba: Country Overview." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.

  Creative expression

Cuba has Latin and rap music. Most of their music is creative and profound examples of Afro-Diasporic dialogue in history.



West-Duran, Alan. "Afro-Cuban music." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.

Food of Cuba

  Here is video of Cuba's foods

http://youtu.be/xqEFDzq7TCg  

Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean in the Western Hemisphere. About 51% of the population are mix black and whites and are over 11 million people. 37% of the white people. Also 85% of the island are members of the Roman Catholic Church.

"Cuba." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World.ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.


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