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Christopher Columbus arrived in Cuba in 1492, and it remained under Spanish control until the Spanish-American war in 1898. Cuba remained under American control until 1902 when it declared Cuba independent. Cuba went thr... More »

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According to the online magazine Before It's News, Cuba celebrates its independence with parades, but there is not a public holiday associated with Cuba's independence. Cuba gained its independence from Spain on May 20, ... More »

The United States trade sanctions on Cuba are considered by many to be an act of imperialism. Imperialism is the tendency of one or more countries to impose some degree of force on a country of lesser world status in ord... More »

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Cuba is an island that lies between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean approximately 93 miles south of Key West, Florida. It is the largest island in the Caribbean Sea. Some of its neighbors include the Cayma... More »

The climate of Cuba is defined as semitropical or temperate, according to Encyclopedia of the Nations. The country's average low temperature throughout the year is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average high temperatur... More »

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The island nation of Cuba is located south of the Bahamas and the United States. Jamaica and the Cayman Islands are south of Cuba, and the Dominican Republic's island of Hispaniola is southeast of the small island nation... More »

Some physical features of Cuba include the Sierra Maestra, Pico Turquino, Isla de Juventud, Laguna de Leche, Zapata Swamp, Sierra del Rosario and Yucatan Channel. Cuba is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea, ap... More »