SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Cuba

Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean. To the north of Cuba lies the United States and the Bahamas, Mexico is to the west, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica are to the south, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic are to the Southeast.

Lifestyle

Cuba’s supposedly extinct people

Although it’s commonly believed that the indigenous Taíno were extirpated after Spanish conquest in 1511, their bloodlines, identity and customs were never completely extinguished.