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Santiago de Cuba

under Christopher Myngs in 1662. The city experienced an influx of French and British immigrants in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, many coming from Haiti after the Haitian slave revolt of 1791 (Haitian Revolution). This added to the city's eclectic cultural mix, already rich with Spanish and African culture. It was also the location where Spanish troops faced their main defeat at San Juan Hill (San Juan Hill (Cuba)) on July 1, 1898, during the Spanish-American War. After


Haiti

, "A Look at Haitian History 1803–2003 200 Years of Independence", Heritage Konpa Magazine, Special Independence Edition, 2001 The city experienced an influx of French immigrants in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, many coming from Haiti after the Haitian slave revolt of 1791 (Haitian Revolution). This added to the city's eclectic cultural mix, already rich with Spanish and African culture. A relatively high number of residents of the city adhere to Afro-Cuban


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