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  • Cuban Cargo Essay

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    translator Mary Ortiz. The meeting was very cordial and informational and felt very comfortable with what I was hearing, even though it was not what I wanted to hear. Explanation of all documents were went over and discussed all were in order. Expect Cuban customs will need to review all documents before these systems will be released. How long will that take? Fifteen days to one month, plus there will be a tax. How much is that? Oh, not that much fifty to three hundred dollars. I was happy with this

  • Cuban Holidays

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    my favorite parts of traveling is the food. However, with most places having such a heavy American influence, original and good tasting food can be something hard to find. This was not the case in Cuba. Each meal at restaurants (which the average Cuban cannot afford) came with a drink, the house appetizers: black beans, rice, fried plantains, fresh fruit, salads, one entree of your choice and a dessert always served with a hot espresso. The Environment: I felt as though I was in the 1950’s as

  • Cuban Security Challenges Essay

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    United States ideologies will be imported into Cuba and how they would ultimately affect the cuban regime. United States Ideologies are very strong in democracy and freedom, an exact opposite of Cuba who still carries a totalitarian communist government. These Ideologies that would be passed down to cuban citizens through word of mouth or their very own eyes will prove to be a challenge to the cuban regime. The people of Cuba could move from a survivalist state to a progressive state and ultimately

  • Cuban American Policy On Cuban Immigrants

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    caused a large discussion over whether or not he would stay, which helped reform The United States’ policy on Cuban immigrants. Cuban-American policy is a very controversial subject. Elian Gonzalez’s case changed the United states. At the time many Cubans were coming to the United States and they were allowed to stay because of a policy called the wet foot, dry foot policy which said that if Cubans reached United States soil they would be allowed to stay but if they were found in the water they would be

  • Cuban Culture Essay

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    Sociology of the University of Michigan, in her research stated that the Cuban migration have been analyzed through the years, with emphasis on how Cubans, as immigrants, incorporate their traditions in American society, in comparison to other immigrant groups in the United States. In addition, she emphasized that Cuban migration waves are a revolution result, not only political and economic, but also cognitive and emotive. Today, the Cuban community in the United States is particularly heterogeneous, with

  • Cuban Reform

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    Since the Cuban revolution, Cuba has been characterized as having a powerful centralized government and as being socialist in nature. Fidel Castro maintained leadership of Cuba from 1959 until 2008 and guarded Cuba away from capitalistic ideology. Throughout his presidency, he was able to curtail the establishment of privatization and economic liberalization. For instance, as late as 2006 the public sector made up 78% of the economy and the private sector only made up 22% of the economy (Oxfam)

  • Cuban Immigrants And The Cuban Adjustment Act Essay

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    affairs in Cuba has created a large influx of Cuban immigrants looking for better opportunities and trying to escape poverty and persecution. This paper will be focusing on Cuban immigrants and examining different Cuban immigration laws, which allowed them to easily become United States citizens, including; the Cuban Adjustment Act, The Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1976 and the Wet Foot, Dry Foot Policy. It will also discuss whether the Cuban immigration laws are unfair to other foreign

  • Cuban History: The Cuban Revolution

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    Spanish and the currency is the Cuban Peso. Before the Cuban Revolution, Cuba was known as having a corrupt government, lots of gambling, mafia and prostitution. The mafia took over Cuba because it was out of reach by the FBI, IRS and other government agencies. Casinos in Cuba started around the 1920s and fell apart in the 1950s. During this era, Cubans were extremely poor. Approximately, 58% of the population had no electricity and only 25% had refrigeration. The Cuban Revolution was period in

  • The Effects Of Cuban Revolution On The Cuban Economy

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    Although the Cuban revolution evidently proved detrimental to the Cuban economy, the U.S is not to blame because along with culturally benefitting Cuba, up until the embargo, we provided an ample source of income, thus contributing greatly to the Cuban economy. In the 1880s the US consumed the majority of Cuba’s exported sugar, tobacco, cocoa, coffee, tropical fruits, and nuts and in return the U.S exported cereals, meats, manufactured goods, condensed milk, vegetable oils, cheese, and fuel, back

  • Cuban Rapprochement

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    show of diplomacy, a handshake with Cuban President Raúl Castro, stirring speculation regarding U.S. Cuba rapprochement. The following December, December 17, 2014, both leaders announced rapprochement after a prisoner swap involving Cuba’s release of Cuba turned U.S. spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo for the U.S. release of three spies of the Cuban Five. The Cuban government also released American contractor Alan Gross, and later 53 additional political