Cuba, and preparing to return home... July 9th 2006 Every year for the past 14 years, the United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution calling on the United States to end its trade embargo against Cuba, originally introduced in 1961, several months after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. Every year for the past 14 years, the United States has ignored this call by up to 182 nations. While I don't want to go into ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba 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
Welcome to my blog. On this site you can read about my April-July 2006 round-the-world trip, and about several trips I took while I lived in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea between 2007 and 2010.
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