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Reich was born in Cuba to a Cuban Catholic mother and an Austrian-Jewish father, Walter Reich. His father was trying to reach the United States but he remained in Havana, where he settled down, got married, and sold furniture. At age 14, Otto Reich left with his family for the US as refugees a year and half after Fidel Castro came to power. Here we go: History of Anguilla - History of the Caribbean - History of Cuba - Cuba - Havana - Havana (disambiguation) - Havannah. -- Brhaspati (User:Brhaspati) (talk (User talk:Brhaspati), contribs (Special:Contributions Brhaspati)) 09:03, 2005 Feb 21 (UTC) Born in Havana, Cuba, she was one of five children including José Esteban (later Stephen Joseph, who was her twin brother), Blanca Catalina and Leocadia Fernanda. Her father was Stephen Cattley Tennant (1800–1848), a merchant, and her mother, Juana Camila Dalcour (1818–1855). Farnie (2006) *England and France (1833-1837); *Havana, Cuba (1844-45): On 8 July 1844 he played the music of Chopin for the first time in Cuba. His pupils there included Nicolás Ruiz Espadero. * New York (1845-51): he gave concerts with Camillo Sivori; Early life Bringuier was born in Cuba and studied at the University of Havana where he qualified as a lawyer in 1957. As an opponent of Fidel Castro and his government, he left Cuba on May 4, 1960 and moved to Guatemala; he also lived in Argentina for a brief time before arriving in the United States on February 8, 1961. He set up home in New Orleans, and opened a clothing store called "Casa Roca". Service as ''South Carolina'' and capture In 1781 the ''South Carolina'', manned by American officers and a group of European seamen and marines, sailed from Texel via Scotland and Ireland. On the way she captured a privateer. She then stopped at Corunna and Santa Cruz before sailing across the Atlantic toward Charleston. Silverston (2006), p.10. On the way to Tenerife she captured the brig ''Venus'', loaded with a cargo of salt fish from Newfoundland (Newfoundland (island)) for Lisbon. When she found that the British had already occupied Charleston she sailed for the West Indies. On the way she captured several five Jamaican vessels in the Gulf of Mexico. She then took her prizes to Havana, Cuba. Ship name SS ''Havana'' Ship namesake Havana, Cuba Ship owner Ward Line Launched in 1906, SS ''Havana'' was a passenger steamer for the Ward Line on the New York (New York City)–Havana route from 1907-1917. Before being purchased by the Navy, the ship briefly served as United States Army transport ship '''USAT ''Havana''''' and was in the first U.S. convoy of ships to sail for France during World War I. In her Navy career, ''Comfort'' made three transatlantic voyages, bringing home over 1,100 men from European ports. ''Comfort'' was placed in reserve in September 1919, decommissioned in 1921, and sold in April 1925. From 1892 to 1895 he taught engineering at West Point. From 1897 to 1901 he was involved in Mississippi River improvements, and after two years in the office of the Chief of Engineers he returned to the West Point faculty in 1903. He was promoted to major in 1904. From 1907 to 1909 he was Chief Engineer for the Army of Cuban Pacification and then worked on river and harbor projects in Virginia from (1909–1912) and Michigan (1912–1916). (From 1910-1912, he was also a member of a board directing the raising of the USS ''Maine'' (USS Maine (ACR-1)) in Havana Harbor.) During this period he was promoted to lieutenant colonel (June 1910) and colonel (March 1916) and found himself in command of the 1st US Army Engineers serving on the U.S.-Mexico border in that same year. His next postings were results of the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, as he was named Bishop of Havana in 1900, serving only briefly, before the Holy See named him Apostolic Delegate Extraordinary to settle an urgent matter in the Philippines. The United States Government refused to allow him to take up this posting because they wanted to negotiate this issue with their own special mission to the Vatican under William Howard Taft. Before the end of 1902 Sbarretti was sent to Canada as Apostolic Delegate and remained there until recalled to Rome in 1910. Cities ''Driver 2'' includes four cities which are notably larger than the original game. The cities are Chicago (Chicago, Illinois) and Havana, which are both immediately open for 'TAKE A RIDE' mode, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada), which can only be accessed once missions are complete for the first two cities, and Rio de Janeiro, only accessible after completing the Las Vegas missions. The cities all have secret cars hidden within them, which become available once the player finds the buttons to unlock the entries to where the cars are located and then approaches the cars to unlock them. The cities include many of their respective landmarks, such as the Navy Pier and Wrigley Field in Chicago, the Havana's Plaza de la Revolución and El Capitolio, recreations of the hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, and the Corcovado (Corcovado (Brazil)), Christ the Redeemer (Christ the Redeemer (statue)) and some other known landmarks of Rio. Although the Seven Years' War had broken out in 1756, Spain had managed to remain strictly neutral under the ministry of Ricardo Wall, who continued to lead Spain's government in the early years of Charles III. Charles, however, bore a grudge against the English and as the war became increasingly desperate for France, he went against his chief minister's wishes and intervened on France's behalf in 1762. Spain fared poorly in the war, and the British occupied Havana and Manila within a year. Florida was ceded to the British and Spain recognized British control over Minorca and Gibraltar in 1763, although Louisiana was given to Spain to compensate her for her losses. After the Treaty of Paris (1763), however, Spain could focus on internal development. thumb right 250px Alejandro Aguado, Marquis of the Guadalquivir Marshes (Image:Aguado, Alexandre.jpg) '''Don (Don (honorific)) Alejandro María Aguado y Ramírez de Estenoz, 1st Marquis of the Guadalquivir Marshes''' (Seville, June 29, 1784 – Gijon, April 14, 1842), Spanish (Spain) banker, was born of Old Christian parentage, originally from La Rioja, at Seville. He began life as a soldier, fighting with distinction in the Spanish War of Independence first against French, then on on the side of Joseph Bonaparte. After the Battle of Baylen (1808) he entered the French army, in which he rose to be colonel and aide-de-camp to Marshal Soult. He was exiled in 1815, and immediately started business as a commission-agent in Paris, where, chiefly through his family connexions in Havana and Mexico, he acquired in a few years enough wealth to enable him to undertake banking. The Spanish government gave him full powers to negotiate the loans of 1823, 1828, 1830 and 1831; and Ferdinand VII (Ferdinand VII of Spain). rewarded him with the title of marquis

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Calaveras and touring Latin America, singing concerts and making personal appearances. Nelson Dieppa was born and raise in Vieques, Puerto Rico. He began his boxing career at a young age. As an amateur Dieppa represented Puerto Rico in international competition, competing in the Light Flyweight division (– 48 kilograms). In 1991 he represented the island in two major international events. The first one was the 1991 World Amateur Boxing Championships World Amateur Boxing Championships

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production ''The Bees'' and focused on working on telenovelas. In 1987 he wrote his first scripts for telenovelas for ''Como duele callar'' and the first story written for a young audience ''Quinceañera (Quinceañera (telenovela))''. Quinceañera was the telenovela of the year, it featured singer Thalía in one of the main roles and catapulted the career of Adela Noriega in her first starring role. In 1992 he wrote the script for ''De frente al sol'', a telenovela starred by Angélica Aragón in the role of an indigenous woman and its sequel ''Más allá del puente''. In 1986 he adapted the script for ''Monte Calvario'' and in 1997 for its remake ''Te sigo amando''. He took the role of Padre Murillo in both productions. DATE OF BIRTH February 19, 1938 PLACE OF BIRTH Havana, Cuba DATE OF DEATH May 11, 2000 Siggie was the story teller and kept the 'oral history' alive. She loved to tell of their return from Havana both with dark tans and wearing all white spaghetti strap long gowns, when as they were being shown to their table at Casino in the Park (Tavern on the Green) as the Tavern on the Green was then known, Eddie Duchin looked up from the keyboard, stopped playing, and applauded. Another frequently told story took place toward the end of World War II, when Dagmar had driven them, at some risk, through the Norwegian mountains after delivering supplies when Perle Mesta greeted them saying: ''"My hat's off to you girls!"'' '''Amarilis Savón Carmenate''' (born May 13, 1974 in Havana) is a Cuban judoka who has won three Olympic bronze medals. Under the leadership of Laura Pollán, WikiPedia:Havana Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Cuba Localities Havana commons:La Habana

conservative culture

). Their mission of promoting local economic development, especially industry, conflicted with the dictates of mercantilism, which held that the colonies should remain dependent on the mother country. To the degree that intellectual development lagged in the New World, the Societies also had to fight an uphill battle to popularise Enlightenment thinking in the context of a very conservative culture. Alava was severely wounded in the battle, and the ''Santa Ana'' was captured by the British. However, two days later, a squadron under the command of Commodore Cosmao-Kerjulien (Julien Cosmao) succeeded in recapturing her and getting her back to Cadiz. After Gravina died of the wounds he had received in the battle, Alava became the commander of the remaining ships in Cadiz. In May 1808, Alava defected to Sevilla, where a junta (Junta (Peninsular War)) had formed to oppose the French. After Cadiz had been recaptured by the Spanish, Alava once again became commander of the naval squadron based there. In 1810, Alava became Commander-in-Chief in the Caribbean, based in Havana. He returned to Cadiz in 1813, as its governor. In 1814, he became a member of the Supreme Council of the Spanish Admiralty, and on February 24, 1817, he became Admiral of the Spanish Fleet. He died after only three months in this position. thumb right Lydia Diaz Cruz as "The Dying Swan" (Image:Lydia Diaz Cruz.jpg) '''Lydia Diaz Cruz''' is a Prima Ballerina who started dancing in Havana, Cuba, and trained with Fernando Alonso and Alicia Alonso. As a young dancer, she was talent-spotted by a well-known British dancer and teacher from an earlier era, Dame Phyllis Bedells, who traveled to Cuba and regarded her as the most naturally gifted dancer she'd seen since Margot Fonteyn. Early marriage and exile from Cuba in the wake of the Castro (Fidel Castro) revolution put a halt to her career, which she resumed after the birth of her third child in the early sixties. She went on to dance in the United States with Ballet Concerto in Miami, became principal dancer with the National Ballet of Washington, D.C., and has performed in principal guest roles with the National Ballet of Venezuela, Washington Ballet, Ballet Spectacular. She danced alongside many of the great artists of the day, including Margot Fonteyn and Melissa Hayden (Melissa Hayden (dancer)), among many others. 1907, 1909, 1911–1912, 1921, 1936, 1946 Havana, Cuba Last game in 1946, Southern Mississippi defeated Havana University, 55-0 Cuba The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade was first created in 1912 for occupation duties in Cuba. Earlier that year, the Negro Rebellion had erupted throughout Cuba among former black slaves. A 1st Provisional Marine Regiment of 450 men under Colonel (US Colonel) Lincoln Karmany was assembled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 22 May. At the same time, a 2nd Provisional Marine Regiment of 750 men under Colonel James Mahoney assembled at Key West, Florida. The two regiments sailed for Cuba aboard the USS ''Prairie'' (USS Prairie (AD-5)), with 1st Battalion, 2nd Regiment, landing at Havana and the remainder of the force at Guantanamo. There they combined to form the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade in early June under Karmany, and the United States Marines fanned out in Oriente Province, occupying 26 towns and controlling all rail traffic in the area. WikiPedia:Havana Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Cuba Localities Havana commons:La Habana

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productions include Franz Kafka's play "The Trial", adapted by the Uruguayan Alberto Mediza; this work, featuring over 50 actors, was performed continuously for five years in La Plata and attracted 20,000 spectators. Other works include: 1) ''"El Dictamundo"'', by Juan Carlos Tealdi, a piece that involves literary research about the figure of a generic, archetypical Latin-American dictator; 2) ''"Si muero, dejad el balcón abierto"'' (''If I die, leave the balcony open''), a homage to Federico García Lorca by J.C. Tealdi; 3) ''"Rose of two fragrances"'' by Emilio Carballido; 4) ''"The Kitchen"'' by Arnold Wesker; 5) ''"To the Boys"'' by Beltrán-Crespi. This latter play was performed over 150 times, and was presented in the International Festivals of Trujillo, Peru), Havana (Cuba), Baradero and El Dorado (Argentina), as well as during the Argentine Week at Brest, France) and at the Argentine House in Paris. All these works were directed by Norberto Barruti. Early career Bada was born in Kaduna. WikiPedia:Havana Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Cuba Localities Havana commons:La Habana

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). Their mission of promoting local economic development, especially industry, conflicted with the dictates of mercantilism, which held that the colonies should remain dependent on the mother country. To the degree that intellectual development lagged in the New World, the Societies also had to fight an uphill battle to popularise Enlightenment thinking in the context of a very conservative culture. Alava was severely wounded in the battle, and the ''Santa Ana'' was captured by the British. However

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; already present in New Orleans music is probably impossible to determine. There are examples of habanera-like rhythms in a few African American folk musics such as the foot stomping patterns in ring shout and the post-Civil War drum and fife music. Kubik, Gerhard (1999: 52). ''Africa and the Blues''. Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi. The habanera rhythm is also heard prominently in New Orleans second line (second line (parades)) music. The Castillo

cultural designs

is on ''el Cuchillo de Zanja'' (or The Zanja Canal). The strip is a pedestrian-only street adorned with many red lanterns, dancing red paper dragons and other Chinese cultural designs, there is a great number of restaurants that serve a full spectrum of Chinese dishes – unfortunately that 'spectrum' is said by many WikiPedia:Havana Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Cuba Localities Havana commons:La Habana


own initiative. Boyd also joins the employ of the Kennedy family, working on JFK's presidential campaign. Bondurant and Boyd ultimately collaborate with the CIA, the "Outfit" (Cosa Nostra) (seeking to retake its now nationalized Havana casinos), and far right Cuban refugees plotting to overthrow the new communist regime. Cuba The Hershey train is an electrified train from Havana to Matanzas that was built by the Hershey Company in order

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, and since the division of the conference in 1992, four western division championships (1997, 2000, 2004, 2010) ref>


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The city of Havana was founded by the Spanish (Spanish Empire) in the 16th century and due to its strategic location it served as a springboard for the Spanish conquest of the continent (Spanish colonization of the Americas) becoming a stopping point for the treasure-laden Spanish galleons on the crossing between the New World and the Old World. King Philip II of Spain granted Havana the title of City in 1592. Spanish-American War, Effects of the Press on Spanish-American Relations in 1898

Contemporary Havana can essentially be described as three cities in one: Old Havana, Vedado and the newer suburban districts. The city is the center of the Cuban government (Government of Cuba), and home to various ministries, headquarters of businesses and over 90 diplomatic offices.

The city attracts over a million tourists annually, The city is also noted for its history (History of Havana), culture, architecture and monuments. Britannica

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