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2014-12-18 23:10:24

HablaCuba.com offers its customers an early Christmas gift: 10% bonus on any Voice Credit order until December 21st. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 18, 2014

2014-12-18 12:28:33

PARIS, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABIVAX, a leading clinical stage biotech company developing and commercialising anti-viral compounds and human vaccines, is pleased

2014-12-17 16:26:40

Easing of embargo will create new opportunities for U.S. agriculture and enhance Cuba's food security WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-11-20 08:22:36

Starting March 17, 2015 Cuba Travel Services will offer a weekly flight between New York's JFK Airport to Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba. CYPRESS, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-16 23:01:42

Starting November 18th until November 21st, Cubans living outside their mother country may send double top ups to Cubacel mobiles. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November

2014-11-12 12:30:49

PARIS, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABIVAX, a leading European, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing anti-viral compounds and human

2014-10-19 23:01:52

Between October 21-24, HablaCuba.com hosts a special promotion called `¡Por el doble bono baila el mono!`, which offers a double bonus for all international recharges to Cubacel mobiles.

2014-10-14 16:27:11

Campaign launched to raise funds for a new set of rowing oars PUERTA PLATA, Dominican Republic, Oct.

2014-10-09 23:10:56

HablaCuba.com offers a lower rate for all calls to Cuba mobiles and landlines on Independence day: 59.9 ¢/minute.

2014-10-07 16:24:31

BOSTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rich with feeling, anecdote and history, it is a heartfelt, quite knowing book, that will both inform and delight its readers.


Latest Cuba Reference Libraries

Cuban Macaw, Ara tricolor
2014-09-11 11:07:56

The Cuban Macaw or the Cuban Red Macaw (Ara tricolor) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to Cuba and the Isla de la Juventud, an island off of the coast of west Cuba. At around 18 to 20 inches long it was one of the smaller members of the Ara genus of macaws. It was the last species of macaw that was native to the Caribbean islands to go extinct. A number of skins are preserved in museums; however, no eggs have survived. A pair was kept in the royal menagerie at Schonbrunn...

Cuban pine, Pinus cubensis
2014-02-25 16:09:34

Cuban pine (Pinus cubensis) is the only native pine and is abundant on the island of Cuba especially in the eastern highlands of Sierra Nipe-Cristal and Sierra Maestra. The Cuban pine can also be found along the coastline in South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, and the Bahamas. This pine is also called the swamp pine. The Cuban pine can grow from 100 to 200 feet tall when grown in damp, sandy soil. The trunk is thicker at the bottom and sports a thick crown. The bark has scaly grooves that...

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

Zapata Rail, Cyanolimnas cerverai
2012-11-27 00:03:03

The Zapata Rail is the only member of the monotypic genus Cyanolimnus. It is overall a dark-colored rail bird. It has grayish-blue underparts, a red-based yellow bill, brown upperparts, white under tail coverts, and red eyes and legs. Their short wings make it almost unable to fly. It is endemic to the wetlands of the Zapata Peninsula in southern Cuba, where its only known nest was discovered in saw grass tussocks. There is not much known about its diet or its reproductive behavior, and its...

Cuban Black Hawk, Buteogallus gundlachii
2012-04-02 17:57:56

The Cuban Black Hawk, (Buteogallus gundlachii), is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. This family includes eagles, hawks and Old World vultures. It is endemic to the island of Cuba, where it is only found along the coastal areas. The IUCN listed the Cuban Black Hawk as near threatened in 2008. The Cuban Black Hawk has traditionally been considered a subspecies of the Common Black Hawk, (B. anthracinus). Recent evidence, however, suggested it should be treated as a...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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