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Cuba keynote project Cuba keynote project Presentation Transcript

  • Cuba By Ben Wolfin
  • Geographical Information of Cuba - Cuba is in the Caribbean near Haiti, La Republica Dominicana, - Three exports of Cuba are fish, tobacco, and, sugar. and Puerto Rico. - About 11,204,735 people live in Cuba. - The official religion in Cuba is Roman Catholic. - The capital of Cuba is La Habana. - They speak Spanish in Cuba. - Three major cities in Cuba are Habana, Santiago, and Camaquey. - Cuba is surrounded by the Gulf of México. - The mountain range of Cuba is 2,005 meters (6,578 feet) - The mountains in Cuba are, Cochilla del Toa, El Yunque, Escrambay, Sierra Maestra, Sierra del Rosario, Topes de Callantes, and Pico Turquino. - There are no volcanoes in Cuba.
  • Currency of Cuba - In Cuba, the currency is in Cuban Pesos. - The exchange rate is about 43 cents less than an American Dollar.
  • Cuban Food 1. Congrí 2. Frijoles Negros Dormidos 3. Lechón Asada en Puá 4. Moros y Cristianos 5. Picadillo a la Habanera 6. Pollo a la Barbacoa
  • Government and Current Events - Fidel Castro is the president of Cuba. -Cuba’s government is communist. - The poverty line is Cuba is one of the smallest in the world. They are ranked 8th in the world for least amount of poverty and 4th in Latin America. The poverty percent is about 1.5% of people live below the poverty line. - Recent news from Cuba is that the medical availability is higher then ever and many of these doctors and medical students are seen as the center of the society in Cuba.
  • Cuban Liberation Day - One of the most important Cuban holidays is Cuban Liberation Day. - It is celebrated on January 1st every year. - It is celebrated because of the victory of the Cuban Revolution. - Cuban society does not celebrate this holiday in a public form because most people are in jails while the other society not in jail is struggling to provide for their families. 2. Sports - The national sports in Cuba is baseball, and boxing. - Sports in Cuba are important because most people in society in Cuba play a sport and that’s the closest people get to freedom while laying sports. Cubans have dominated theses sports and have surprised people based on their small society.
  • Cuban Weather/ Climate - The weather today in Cuba is sunny throughout the day scattered with some showers. Tonight will be about 23 - 29 degrees Celsius. - The usual climate in Cuba is is about 70 - 82 degrees Fahrenheit, but Cuba also has a rainy season from May to October. - The average temperature per year in Cuba is 10 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius
  • Historical Information - Cuba had one main historic event. They were granted their independence under United States rule in 1902. But the Rise of Fidel Castro fight back against U.S. rule caused the Cuban Missile Crisis against the United States. - Cuba was first conquered by Spain thus turning it into a spanish colony. - Before the conquistadors came the land was inhabited by the Arwak, and the Tainos.
  • Sites of Interest - One site of interest in Cuba is the Pinar del Another point of interest is La Habana. It is filled with Río. It is a swampy coastline showing many agriculture around the city of Havana. This spot is where the beautiful sites, and no one has to pay to see city of Havana based their society on agriculture, cattle, food, it. processing fishing, etc. No one has to pay to see la Habana.