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WWCL Caribbean Cruise, Day 175

Island Card         (visiting Island F-49)

~  When visiting Cuba on board Indigo Sails you learn that Cubans have been fighting for freedom and independence ever since Taino Indian Chief Hatuey (pronounced Ah-Tway) was burned at the stake in 1512: The slave rebellion in 1868, led by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, who made the “Grito de Yara” declaring Cuban Independence, started the Ten Years War: The 1895 Insurrection inspired by José Marti was denied by the Treaty of Paris in 1898. The Revolution in July 1953, led by Fidel Castro, is still ongoing …  ~

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