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Cuba Fast Facts – CNN

Median age: 42.1 years Capital: Havana Ethnic Groups: White 64.1%, mixed 26.6%, Black 9.3% (2012 est.) Unemployment: 2.6% (2017 est.) Other Facts Before the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Cuba was [read more]

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Cinco de Mayo Fast Facts

About Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for the fifth of May. The Mexican army under the command of Ignacio Zaragoza, despite being smaller and ill-equipped, won the battle at the town of Puebla — about [read more]

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Raul Castro Fast Facts – CNN

Father: Ángel Castro, a wealthy Spanish landowner Mother: Lina Ruz, a cook and maid to Angel Castro’s first wife Marriage: Vilma Espin (1959-2007, her death) Children: Mariela, Nilsa, Deborah and Alejandro Education: Attended the University [read more]

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Leopoldo Lopez Fast Facts – CNN

Father: Leopoldo López Gil, businessman and member of the European Parliament Mother: Antonieta Mendoza de López, a media executive Marriage: Lilian Tintori (2007-present) Children: Federica Antonieta, Leopoldo Santiago and Manuela Rafaela Education: Kenyon College, B.A., [read more]