1. Spain and Cuba in the Independence of the United States


    Spain and Cuba in the Independence of the United States. During the Revolutionary War of the United States the Spanish help to the colonists was considerable, and in

  2. Cuban Connection To American Independence? Ladies


    Enter the ladies of Havana. Enter, too, Cuban merchants who despised Spain's restrictions on trade with the American colonies and were hoping that a victory in North America would quickly lead to Cuba's freedom from Spain.

  3. Cuba - Wikipedia


    Cuba gained formal independence from the U.S. on 20 May 1902, as the Republic of Cuba. Under Cuba's new constitution, the U.S. retained the right to intervene in Cuban affairs and to supervise its finances and foreign relations.

  4. The 21 Sexiest Cuban Women [PHOTOS] - COED


    Update: To celebrate the new trade embargo Cuba has with the United States, we pulled together a list of the best reviewed Cuban cigars.Smokeshows and smokesthe finer

  5. The Fourth of July and Cuban Women | Americas


    I also think about Cuba, so close to the United States, where a despotic regime continues to misrule; and about the Ladies in White, a group of womenmothers, daughters, sisters, and wives of Cuban political prisoners, punished for desiring the same freedoms that Americans will celebrate this weekend.

  6. Ladies in White - Wikipedia


    Ladies in White (Spanish: Damas de Blanco) is an opposition movement in Cuba founded in 2003 by wives and other female relatives of jailed dissidents.The women protest the imprisonments by attending Mass each Sunday wearing white dresses and then silently walking through the streets dressed in white clothing. The color white is chosen to

    • Founded: 2003
    • Cuban Studies Institute - Home


      The Cuban Studies Institute (Instituto de Estudios Cubanos) is a research, non-profit center, that disseminates the reality about Cuba and its foreign policy.

    • Leading Ladies: A Celebration of Women in Politics


      Known as "the Mother of Cuba", Mariana Grajales was a Cuban icon of the fight for women's rights and a Cuba free from slavery. During the war of independence, she set up and ran a hospital for wounded soldiers. Mariana lost her husband and some of her sons in battle, but her continued commitment towards supporting an independent Cuba was

    • On Cuban Independence Day: Freedom is the goal | Miami Herald


      The United States must also support groups like the Ladies in White, who are doing some of the most important work inside Cuba to expose the regime and lay the foundation for what will eventually be a free Cuba.

    • Cuba | Freedom House


      Cuba achieved independence from Spain in 1898 at the end of the Spanish-American War, which capped a longer struggle against colonial rule. The Republic of Cuba was established in 1902 but remained a U.S. protectorate until 1934.