Matanzas

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in April 1804. During this time he socialized with his scientific and landowner friends, conducted mineralogical surveys and finished his vast collection of the island's flora and fauna. The first official match in Cuba took place in Pueblo Nuevo, Matanzas, at the Palmar del Junco, December 27, 1874. It was between Club Matanzas and Club Habana (Habana (baseball club)), the latter winning 51 to 9, in nine innings. thumb Engraving of Chestnut Hill, published following King's death in the ''Illustrated News'', New York, April 30, 1853. The house burned during the 1920s. (File:Chestnut Hill King's Bend Alabama.jpg) King was elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic (U.S. Democratic Party) ticket with Franklin Pierce in 1852 and took the oath of office on March 24, 1853, in Cuba, twenty days after he became Vice President. He had gone to La Ariadne plantation, owned by John Chartrand, in Matanzas due to his ill health. This unusual inauguration took place because it was believed that King, who was terminally ill with tuberculosis, would not live much longer. The privilege of taking the oath on foreign soil was extended by a special act of Congress for his long and distinguished service to the government of the United States. Even though he took the oath 20 days after the inauguration day, he was still Vice President during those three weeks. Cuban government personnel Already, Fidel Castro was known as, and addressed as, the commander-in-chief of Cuban armed forces, with a nominal base at 'Point One' in Havana. In early April 1961, Raúl Castro was assigned command of forces in the east, based in Santiago de Cuba. Che Guevara commanded western forces, based in Pinar del Río. Major Juan Almeida Bosque commanded forces in the central provinces, based in Santa Clara (Santa Clara, Cuba). Raúl Curbelo Morales was head of the air force. Sergio del Valle Jiménez was Director of Headquarters Operations at Point One. Efigenio Ameijeiras was the Head of the Revolutionary National Police. Ramiro Valdés Menéndez (Ramiro Valdés) was Minister of the Interior and head of G-2 (Seguridad del Estado, or state security). His deputy was Comandante Manuel Piñeiro Losada (Manuel Piñeiro), also known as 'Barba Roja'. Captain José Ramón Fernández was head of the School of Militia Leaders (Cadets) at Matanzas. Wikipedia:Matanzas Commons:Category:Matanzas City


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, and was centered in Havana, though it sometimes included teams from outlying cities such as Matanzas or Santa Clara (Santa Clara, Cuba). The league became racially integrated in 1900, and during the first half of the 20th century the Cuban League was a premier venue for black and white players to meet. Many great black Northern American players competed in Cuba alongside native black and white Cuban stars such as José Méndez, Cristóbal Torriente, Dolf Luque Adolfo Luque


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to all the scientific and social research he conducted on this Spanish colony. During an initial three-month stay at Havana, his first tasks were to properly survey that city and the nearby towns of Guanabacoa, Regla and Bejucal. He befriended Cuban landowner and thinker Francisco Arango y Parreño; together they visited the area in south Havana, the valleys of Matanzas Province and the Valley of the Sugar Mills in Trinidad (Trinidad, Cuba). Those


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collecting an audience, threw off a dummy, causing the viewers to think he had jumped. His sense of humor exceeded that of the College administration. ''New York'' departed Fort Monroe on 17 January 1898 for Key West. After the declaration of the Spanish-American War in April, she steamed to Cuba and bombarded the defenses at Matanzas before joining other American ships at San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico) in May, seeking the Spanish squadron. Not finding them


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collecting an audience, threw off a dummy, causing the viewers to think he had jumped. His sense of humor exceeded that of the College administration. ''New York'' departed Fort Monroe on 17 January 1898 for Key West. After the declaration of the Spanish-American War in April, she steamed to Cuba and bombarded the defenses at Matanzas before joining other American ships at San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico) in May, seeking the Spanish squadron. Not finding them


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into that school's Hall of Fame. He attended college at Brooklyn Polytechnic and Columbia University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He began his college career at Oberlin College, Ohio. He was asked to leave after an incident where he climbed to the top of the Service Building, and after


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Indians , St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, and the Kansas City Royals *Carlos Lamar - Olympic fencer was born in Matanzas in 1908 *Humberto López y Guerra - Film director, born in Matanzas in 1945 *Héctor Lombard - Mixed martial artist (Mixed martial arts), born in Matanzas in 1978 *Javier Sotomayor - High Jump current World Record Holder, 8'1 2" in 1993, and Olympic Champion, Barcelona


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Matanzas

'''Matanzas''' ( west of the resort town of Varadero.

Matanzas is called the ''City of Bridges'', for the seventeen bridges that cross the three rivers that traverse the city (Rio Yumuri, San Juan, and Canimar). For this reason it was referred to as the "Venice of Cuba." It was also called "La Atenas de Cuba" ("The Athens of Cuba") for its poets.

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