A Summary of Cuba

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Havana is one of the most architecturally diverse cities. In the beginning of the 20th century, Havana was an international influential powerhouse, enriched with art nouveau, art deco and eclectic design. This boom period was the turn in Cuba’s economical continuous changes throughout the times of change.
Ever since Christopher Columbus’ arrival, Havana was the key location for shipments from the Old World and the New World. These resources supported the colonialists and with the strategic location of Havana, it became the most heavily fortified city in the Americas. La, Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana can still today as a symbol of the agricultural wealth of the time, located at the Habana Bay entrance. The Spanish and Moorish
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Fidel Castro Ruiz had launched a revolution of his own, rivaling against Batista in 1956. His military knowledge and the use of his two brothers aided in the development and the raise of the anti-Batista landowners that would support Castro’s rebels. The United Stated had decided to discontinue military aid to Cuba in 1958, which would lead to Batista fleeing into exile and Castro took control over the Cuban government.

Cuba: Government The Republic of Cuba is one of the world's four remaining Socialist States expounding the characteristics of Communism. Jose Marti, Marx, Engels and Lenin, could be the founding fathers of the Cuban constitution. Their ideologies still guide the Cuban government until this day. The First Secretary of Communist Party of Cuba holds a dual post as a President of Cuba on one hand and Premier of Cuba on the other. Unicameral National Assembly of People's are comprising of 609 members and elected to hold that position for tenure of 5 years. Power Members of both parties elect the supreme organ. The Public Referendum appoints candidates of this assembly. The Cuban Communist Party is the only political party that exists. The minimum age requirement for adult suffrage is of 16 years although suffrage is non-compulsory. At this age, you are an adult and can be subject to military service. You may even find these adults living on their own providing their
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