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Brief Background Fidel CASTRO led a rebel army to victory in 1959 and his guiding vision has defined Cubas Communist revolution while his iron will has held the country together for more than four decades CASTRO brought Cuba onto the world stage by inviting Soviet support in the 1960s inciting revolutionary movements throughout Latin America and Africa in the 1970s and sending his army to fight in Angola in the 1980s At home Havana provided Cubans with high levels of healthcare education and social security while suppressing the Roman Catholic Church and arresting political dissidents Cuba is slowly recovering from severe economic recession following the withdrawal of former-Soviet subsidies worth 4billion-6 billion per year in 1990LocationLand Caribbean island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean south of Florida Cuba is slightly smaller than Pennsylvania when your compare land sizes Their climate is tropical moderated by trade winds dry season November to April rainy season May to October Cuba is also the largest country in the CaribbeanNatural resources cobalt nickel iron ore copper manganese salt timber silica petroleumLand use which was established in 1993 to bePopulation 11096395 established in July of 1999Ethnic groups mulatto 51 white 37 black 11 Chinese 1Religions nominally 85 Roman Catholic prior to CASTRO assuming power Protestants Jehovahs Witnesses Jews and Santeria are also representedCuban Independence May 20 1902 from Spain Dec 10 1898 Governed by the US 1898 - 1902National holiday Rebellion Day July 26 1953 Liberation Day Jan 1 1959Economic overview The state plays the primary role in the economy and controls practically all foreign trade The government has undertaken several reforms in recent years to stem excess liquidity increase labor incentives and alleviate serious shortages of food consumer goods and services The liberalized agricultural markets introduced in October 1994 at which state and private farmers sell above-quota production at unrestricted prices have broadened legal consumption alternatives and reduced the black market prices Government efforts to lower subsidies
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