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Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Basics Many things that are "naturally" available to you are luxury in Cuba (like a cell phone). Access to internet is available but limited. Since the elder Fidel Castro passed power onto his younger brother Raul, Cuba has increasingly tried to emulate the Chinese system of political repression...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

If you enjoy our brief summary of Cuba, then you will love our Ebooks and Guides, and that of our partners. We offer a deeper analysis of Cuban culture including appearance, body, personality, and overall vibe by socioeconomic class in an ebook. The ebook also includes a breakdown on the best Cuban...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Cuba is metaphorically as well as physically an island. The closed economy and difficult access make this culture a confusing mix of hard and soft -- the central government strictly controls the behavior of a laid-back people who party and go to the beach. The contrasts make for plentiful...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Cuba is the largest Caribbean island, with around 110,000 km2 (42,000 mi2) of land. The capital, Cuba, is also the most populous city, with over two million residents. The western part of the main island is where the larger plantations were historically located, while the east (or "oriente") is...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Cuba has 11 million people. Its population derives from a mix of Amerindian, Spanish, African, and other influences. Today, Cubans often have mixed descent. Socioeconomic status, as in many nearby countries, privileges people with fairer features. However, the people have a sense of unity across...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The history of Mexico, a country in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three millennia. First populated more than 13,000 years ago, a tapestry of civilizations spread across the area now called Mexico, including notably the "Mexica" (Aztec) and the Maya. When the...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico has a diverse and developing economy. With its roots in agriculture, construction, and resources, it is now growing to become a central player on the world stage. Mexico's overall economy is one of the largest on the planet, annually producing approximately $2 trillion. The country is...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The whole country has an area of 1,972,550 km2 (761,610 sq mi). Its largest border is on the north, with the United States of America. The northern Mexican desert borders against the southwestern US, defined for much of the way by the lengthy Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande). On the southern side,...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The people of Mexico are from a variety of ancestries, ethnic groups and cultures, making the region one of the most diverse in the world. Although most Mexicans identify as a mixed-race, the European side is still often considered superior, with efforts to promote European culture and values over...

Submitted 2 years 10 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Because of Poland’s long, tumultuous history, Polish architecture is diverse. Many medieval palaces and public buildings remain standing. Western elements emerged in the early twentieth century; however, much modern architecture was destroyed by the Germans in World War II. Following the war, the...