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2014-04-22 08:23:23

Starting June 5, 2014 Cuba Travel Services will offer a new route to its current charter schedule, expanding its network to 6 cities throughout the island. CYPRESS, Calif., April 22,

2014-04-10 08:27:11

Curator Pablo León de la Barra Investigates Contemporary Art Practices in Latin America in Exhibition of Artists from 16 Countries NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From

2014-03-30 23:04:57

Between April 1-4, HablaCuba.com hosts a special promotion called `Lo mejor viene en pares`, which offers 100% bonus for all international recharges to Cubacel mobiles. Atlanta,

2014-03-09 23:02:29

Between March 11-14, HablaCuba.com, a brand of KeepCalling, hosts an energetic "doble bono" promotion for top ups to Cubacel, called "Atrapa tu Doble Bono." It offers 100%

2014-02-27 23:37:17

HablaCuba.com announces a rate decrease for calls to mobiles in Cuba.

2014-02-11 20:22:00

In the cautionary tale, Cuba After Dark, B. White shows us why the forbidden so erotic. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new novel as well as a blog by debut author, B.

2014-02-10 16:25:11

Popular sun destination joins growing list of countries where Bell has reduced roaming costs thanks to ongoing negotiations with international telecom suppliers MONTREAL, Feb.

2014-02-08 23:02:35

Between February 10-13, HablaCuba.com hosts a special Valentine’s Day promotion called `De HablaCuba con amor`, which offers 100% bonus for all international recharges to Cubacel mobiles.

2014-01-31 23:24:48

English-language journal on Cuban health and medicine explores Cuba’s approach to promoting health from newborns to seniors Oakland, CA (PRWEB) January 31,

2014-01-27 08:20:23

-- 22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer -- More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Cana MONTREAL, Jan.


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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