Mapping Social Change :: Cuba

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President: Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (acting president, Raul Castro).

Came to power: Led Cuban revolution in 1959.

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spacerWith Venezuela, initiated ALBA, an alternative to U.S.-supported trade pacts.
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spacerIn 2004, oil find estimated at 4–9 billion barrels, plus natural gas, discovered off coast of Havana.
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 Baptists and Popular Education in Cuba

Peak oil preview: North Korea & Cuba : : Learning from Cuba's response to Peak Oil



Poll figures for other countries were based on 20,234 interviews conducted in 18 Latin American countries between Oct.3-Nov.5, 2006, and published in LATINOBARÓMETRO REPORT 2006, Cuba data not available.