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My family on my mother's side is Cuban

My family on my mother's side is Cuban My great grandfathers grew coffee sugar cane and tropical fruits on their farms They lost everything when Fidel Castro took over as Cuba's dictator My grandparents emigrated to the US in the 1960s and left everything behind I wanted to learn more about this country since it is a part of my heritage Cuba is an island in the West Indies It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico Cuba is the largest in the whole island chain It is 90 miles south of Florida 48 miles west of Haiti and 87 miles north of Jamaica There are at least 15 provinces in Cuba and Havana is one It is also the capital of Cuba Cuba has a tropical climate The annual mean temperature is 79 F It does not have any extreme temperatures due to trade winds The dry season lasts from November to April The rainy season is from May to October The annual precipitation is 54 inches During June through November Cuba is exposed to hurricanes The strong winds and heavy rain have been known to cause damage throughout the island 

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