When you think of Cuba, you think of sugar cane plantations
Or, you might be aware of the very highly sought Cuban cigars….a fine export to other countries!
Fulgencio Batista was the leader of Cuba during the 1940s and 1950s. He allowed Americans to open hotels and casinos. Americans owned many sugar cane plantations and other Cuban businesses, and the US invested lots of money into Cuba. He became a dictator and restricted the freedoms of the Cuban people. Cuban Government
Who are you going to call? After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1990, Cuba needed trading partners and friendly neighbors to assist them, as the US embargo was still in place. One of the countries which reached out to Fidel Castro was Venezuela, led by Hugo Chavez. Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez And Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro’s brother, Raul, was named President of Cuba in 2008, when Fidel Castro retired. In February 2013, Raul Castro announced he will retire in 2018. What is next for Cuba? Cuban President Raul Castro