Island Key Sectors

  • Construction
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sugar
  • Petroleum
  • Tobacco
  • Agricultural Machinery

Island Description

Cuba is a Caribbean island nation under communist rule. It has sugar-white beaches and is dotted with tobacco fields, which play a part in the production of the country's legendary cigars. The capital, Havana, is lined with pastel houses, 1950s-era cars and Spanish-colonial architecture in the 16th-century core, Old Havana. Salsa music plays in the dance clubs and cabaret shows are performed at the famed Tropicana.

Island Key Facts

Official Name: Cuba
Capital: Havana
Population: 11.39 million (2015)
Languages: Spanish
Currency: Cuban convertible peso, Cuban peso

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Island News

Havana to Hull on historic day for Cuba

19 April 2018

THE Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce and its sister Chamber, the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce, were delighted to host the Cuban Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, on her first official visit to Hull this week. (Thurs, April 19th, 2018).

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