Here Are 15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Our Mysterious Neighbor, Cuba

 

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After 56 years of harsh, hostile relations with Cuba, President Obama has finally lifted the trade embargo that kept us separate. It started out as a prisoner-for-prisoner trade, but now it seems that Cuba and the U.S. might finally try being friends again.

But most people have no idea what Cuba’s really like; after all, we haven’t been able to visit in a long time. Except for Cuban immigrants coming in on lifeboats and Cuban sandwiches, there’s a lot that the American people have to learn about Cuban life! It’s a perfect time to go over some fast facts about our southern neighbor.

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1.) At age 12, Fidel Castro asked Franklin Roosevelt¬†to send him a $10 bill, since he didn’t know what one looked like.

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