Day 4 - University of Havana May 19th 2009 "Freedoms, like privileges, prevail or are imperiled together. You cannot harm or strive to achieve one without harming or furthering all."
~ Jose Marti
Today, after my two scrambled eggs for breakfast, we had a lecture by Dr. Jorge Mario Sanchez on the impacts of remittances, tourism, and the "Obama factor" on Cuban society. During the "Special Period" of the 1990s, remittan ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba » Oeste » La Habana The native Amerindian population of Cuba began to decline after the European discovery of the island by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1492 and following its development as a Spanish colony during the next several centuries. Large numbers of African slaves ... ... read more