Things to know about Cuba

Cuba Flag The island of Island is surrounded on the region by the Situation of Florida, on the eastbound by the Ocean, on the southeastern by the interlace permission, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, on the westside by the Peninsula Channel. It contains various shrimpy archipelago around the principal island in the Country. The state has a double find of islands and little islands (Caius) capital is Havana.


Spanish is the official language of Cuba, a word spoken in Spanish. This language is spoken by over 90% of Cubans, which makes this country a relatively homogeneous region of language. Other speakers speak immigrant languages, generally Chinese, Portuguese, Creole, etc. As in all Latin American countries.


As expected in an authoritarian country like Cuba, the entire economic life takes place in the Spanish language, except for the large hotels dedicated to international tourism, where English, Portuguese, German, French and English are relatively employed, with a clear preponderance of the English language. Exclusive public signs in Spanish, with the exception of course in international hotels where English is generally used as a common language. Remember that there are no commercials in Cuba.


More than 2.9 million students are currently studying general or specialist studies in schools and colleges. Remember that illiteracy is practically nonexistent. About 95% of children attend primary school, 89% of young people go to high school and 17.2% in post-secondary education. From English, French remains the most educated language on the island. The government is currently piloting to teach the French language at the primary level.

The Cuban government's offer of educational progress remains a topic of almost daily debate in the country, but this does not reflect the whole reality. Teachers continue to receive low wages and often lack educational resources. Education in rural schools is usually accompanied by unpaid agricultural work.

Cuban News Media

For the media (all controlled by the government), even if radio receivers on the entire island do not work as well, all the waves broadcast the same official newsletter in Spanish. So, it is on TV. Although Cubans can access four television channels, from 9 pm until 10:30 pm, Cubans find themselves watching the same Novela series, which is the daily TV series that attracts millions of viewers after today's news.