Cuba … Ninety miles off the west coast of Florida, a neighbor of Dominican Republic and Haiti.
The island of Cuba has been famous for many things, beginning with the slave trade, the sugar barons, and Cuban cigars. Under the dictator Battista and the American Mob, prostitution and gambling created a tourist destination for Americans. But the Cubans remained dirt poor. On new year’s eve 1959, the 42 year reign of Fidel Castro began,promising democracy and equality. Instead another kind of dictatorship was created. But Cuban music and the arts survived
and today, even with the repression, Cuba is famous throughout the world. Havana is a world heritage city,filled with art deco buildings, beautiful landscapes and sensual people. the literacy rate is 99%.