Cuba is more than just an exploration of culture, tourism and people. It’s actually an excellent place to visit when it comes to historical significance from past to present, for generations to come. For instance, Cuban society is rich in influences, although Cuban customs greatly vary which is dependent on certain cultural influences. This country is in fact located in the stunning Caribbean that comprises the mainland of Cuba called Isla de la Juventud, along with other archipelagos.
Havana is actually the capital of Cuba, and is known to be the largest city. On the nearby islands, you will see the Caicos Islands, Turks, and Bahamas on the northeastern part while the US is seen from the northern part of Cuba. Haiti is on the southeastern part, Jamaica and Cayman Islands on the south, and Mexico to the west. The country was also dwelled in by Amerindian clans prior to Christopher Columbus’ landing in 1492.
Yet, Cuba continued to serve as a settlement for Spaniards until the onset of 1898’s Spanish American war. Consequently, it achieved “nominal independence” as a US colony in the year 1902. The flimsy state suffered radical politics as well as social conflict despite the efforts of the people to strengthen their democratic system. Hence, Cuba was run by Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship in 1952.
Up to date, with the increasing popularity of this tourist destination in the beautiful island of the Caribbean, Cuba strives to offer a great relaxation and a vacation paradise to those who want to fulfill an ultimate escapade with the entire family. For people who love to explore the beauty of the Caribbean peninsula, this is the best place to visit for an unforgettable holiday experience.
In terms of economy, Cubans actually enjoy a stable economic status as of today due to the growing popularity of the island to local and foreign visitors. Also, the universal healthcare system of Cuba has been considered by many as an absolute triumph. The maternal and infant mortality is also relatively low compared to previous years. Unlike the US, life expectancy in Cuba is much higher, according to research.