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Originally posted by Rockpuck
His wife owns a house and a small flower farm.
Leftist fighters who literally are leftist. That almost never happens.
Cuba is home to over 11 million people and is the most populous island nation in the Caribbean, as well as the largest by area.
However, the population density is lower than in most Caribbean countries. Its people, culture, and customs draw from diverse sources, such as the aboriginal Taíno and Ciboney peoples, the period of Spanish colonialism, the introduction of African slaves and its proximity to the United States.
Cuba has a 99.8% literacy rate, an infant death rate lower than some developed countries, and an average life expectancy of 77.64.
In 2006, Cuba was the only nation in the world which met the WWF's definition of sustainable development; having an ecological footprint of less than 1.8 hectares per capita and a Human Development Index of over 0.8 for 2007.
Originally posted by ~widowmaker~
Um, did you just get off the boat? LOL some of these politicians are making 100k plus a year or more how much more do you need, and look at our country! Trillions in debt hahaha
They shouldn't be paid a damn thing, the positions weren't meant to be a profession, you are supposed to volunteer service because you see that you can make a difference in town,county,state, or country PERIOD!, not make a career out of it. When politics becomes a career, you end up with useless people because they will do what's needed to keep food on table, especially at 100k or more, hell there are people that aren't even politicians making more than 300k in Rhode island lol on the states dollar of course.
with lobbyist in play that give tons of money and secret perks you will never get away from this until lobbyist are abolished.
The most captivating and genuine smile of an African poor child captured in a photo
The former Miss Czech Republic 1999 runs a foun dation in New York that supports dis advantaged children and wanted to see what she could do to help in Cuba.
But on Monday, Cuban security police detained Houdova and her companion, Czech psychologist Mariana Kroftova, while they were taking photographs in the poor Havana area of Arroyo Naranjo.
They were released 11 hours later after signing a let ter saying they would not engage in "counter-revolutionary" activities.
"We were afraid," Houdova said. "We grew up under communism and know what it is like."
01/27/2006: Miss Czech Republic 1999 Helena Houdova and a friend were in Cuba taking photos of slums when they were arrested for taking pictures of ... slums. The runway model, who runs a foundation for underprivileged children, was held for 11 hours and made to sign a document stating that she will not commit "counterrevolutionary acts." Police confiscated her roll of film, but the photos were preserved in a memory card that Houdova hid in her bra and were presented in an exhibition intended to bring to light political oppression in Cuba.
Originally posted by TheToastmanCometh
He should be a model leader for others.
In case you didn't know, which you obviously don't, Cuba has been a Marxist-Leninist dictatorship since the socialist/communist revolution of 1959.
Originally posted by woodwardjnr
I would have a lot of respect for our prime minister if he made such a gesture. Considering he's a multi millionaire anyway. Just goes to show.