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History

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Articles tagged with History

The Father of the Homeland - Ten fun facts about Carlos Manuel de Cespedes

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During your stay in Cuba, you're bound to see the name 'Cespedes', be it on a street name, a park or a building. Find out more about this Cuban national hero.

Was The Queen's Gambit inspired by Cuba's Maria Teresa Mora?

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The new series about a chess prodigy has got people discussing which women chess players might have influenced the story. Could it have been a Cuban? Read on to find out.

Parque Morro-Cabaña: Why Havana's eastern fortresses are well worth a visit

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Havana

Get yourself over to the other side of Havana Bay and prepare to be amazed - these historic fortresses provide visitors with amazing views and plenty of intrigues. Have a look and get to know these amazing places.

José Martí - Following the trail of Cuba’s National Hero in Havana

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Havana

If there is one Cuban that every visitor should get to know, it’s José Martí. He dedicated much of his life to liberating Cuba from Spain, dying a martyr for the cause in 1895. The uprising he had helped organise continued, and seven years later Cuba successfully achieved independence.

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