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Waterfront of Havana, Cuba.
Waterfront of Havana, Cuba

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U.S. Marines Land at Guantanamo Bay
June 10, 1898

Have you ever been to Miami, Florida? If you have, you may have eaten Cuban food or heard Cuban music. Located just 90 miles off the coast of Florida, Cuba is an island of Spanish-speaking people, palm trees, and white-sand beaches. Like many other European nations, Spain once had an empire of colonies that spread beyond its current borders. About 100 years ago, Cuba was one of those colonies.
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