Cienfuegos

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amazing building

are delicious! Drink * '''Benny More'''. A nightclub which features Salsa Music and dancing. * '''Palacio'''. Adjacent to the Hotel Jagua south of the Malecon, this is an amazing building, lavishly decorated in Moorish style. There is a fairly standard fare restaurant, but it is worth climbing to the rooftop bar for a drink sitting under an arched gazebo looking over the city and the harbour. Sleep * '''Hotel Faro Luna'''. Staying at the Faro Luna is like being at your own villa


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Atlantic Squadron , performing training maneuvers and gunnery practice. During this period she suffered an explosion in an 8-inch gun turret, killing nine, and ran aground (ship grounding) twice, requiring several months of repair both times. She was decommissioned in 1906 for modernization. birth_date origin Cienfuegos, Cuba instrument Vocals (Singing) María Conchita Alonso was born '''María


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(streets). Nice location in Punta Gorda, big room with a refrigerator, air conditioner, and bathroom. Very nice family. Good food and laundry. 25 CUC, plus 4 CUC for breakfast and 10 CUC for dinner. Plus Nadia is a lawyer if you need legal advice! Stay safe Before 2003 Cienfuegos had a reputation for teenage prostitutes. Girls would skip school to go to the airport three times a week for the flights from Canada and meet Canadian men. Beginning in 2003 the police cracked down on prostitution

and now Cienfuegos has a reputation for the most vigorous anti-prostitution police patrolling in Cuba (and there are no longer flights from Canada). After dark be careful at nightclubs, restaurants, or on the streets; simply asking an innocent young woman for directions could get her arrested. Don't bring a Cuban guest into your casa unless she signs the guest book; several home owners lost their homes because tourists brought "girlfriends" home for the night


guest book

and now Cienfuegos has a reputation for the most vigorous anti-prostitution police patrolling in Cuba (and there are no longer flights from Canada). After dark be careful at nightclubs, restaurants, or on the streets; simply asking an innocent young woman for directions could get her arrested. Don't bring a Cuban guest into your casa unless she signs the guest book; several home owners lost their homes because tourists brought "girlfriends" home for the night


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Elefantes . Since joining the league in 1977-78, the best finish the ''Camaroneros'' have achieved is a 3rd place showing in the 2010-11 Cuban National Series. Despite finishing with the best record at 59-31, the Elefantes lost the semi-finals in six games to eventual champions, Pinar del Río (Pinar del Río Vegueros). Attractions thumb left 150px One of the turrets on the moonlit roof of Palacio de Valle (Image:DirkvdM cienfuegos palacio de valle.jpg) *Castillo de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Jagua (Castillo de Jagua) - fortress *Arco de Triunfo - the only Arco de Triunfo in Cuba *Cathedral de la Purisma Concepción - cathedral with stained glass work, built 1833-1869. *Delfinario - dolphins and sea lions in a saltwater lagoon *Jardín Botánico de Cienfuegos - 97 hectares of botanic garden *Museo Provincial - furniture and porcelain museum *Palacio de Valle - built 1913–1917 in neo-gothic (Gothic Revival architecture) style *Palmira Yorubá Pantheon - museum of religious afro-catholic syncretism *Parque José Martí - park in Plaza de Armas *University of Cienfuegos "Carlos Rafael Rodríguez" (UCF) - the province's secondary education institution. *Rancho Luna Beach thumb Sunset at Rancho Luna Beach (File:Rancho Luna Beach.jpg) *Nicho thumb El Nicho,Cienfuegos (File:Cascade Of Nicho.jpg) Famous residents *Benny Moré, Cuban singer. *Cristóbal Torriente, Cuban-born Hall of fame Baseball player. *Gina Pellón, Cuban painter, lives in exile in Paris. *María Conchita Alonso, Cuban-Venezuelan-American singer was born here. *Luis Posada Carriles, Cuban anti-Castro activist believed to be responsible for the Cubana Flight 455 bombing, was born here. *Joe Azcue, MLB player for the Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, and the Milwaukee Brewers. ** *Yasiel Puig, MLB player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was born here. *Yordany Álvarez, MLS (Major League Soccer) player for Real Salt Lake *José Abreu (José Abreu (baseball)), MLB player for the Chicago White Sox. Gallery Image:CienfuegosMarti.JPG Statue of José Martí Image:CienfuegosCatedral.JPG Cathedral of Cienfuegos and Medici Lions File:Jagua 5839.JPG Fortress of Jagua (Castillo de Jagua) Image:CienfuegosBoulevard.JPG Pedestrian Boulevard Image:CienfuegosPrado.JPG Prado Image:CienfuegosValle.JPG ''Palacio de Valle'' (Valle's Palace) in Punta Gorda Image:DirkvdM cienfuegos state hotel.jpg ''Palacio Azul'' (Blue Palace) Image:Cienfuegos facade.jpg Closeup of porthouse Image:DirkvdM cienfuegos yacht club.jpg The yacht club in Cienfuegos Image:ÉdificeCienfuegos.JPG Historical building in Spanish Colonial architecture Image:RoutedeCienfuegos.JPG The Promenade of Cienfuegos Image:Cienfuegos (Hotel La Unión and Old Tram).jpg The central Calle D'Clouet with the "Hotel La Unión" (left) and the railtrack remains of the former urban tramway. See also * Historic Centre of Cienfuegos * List of cities in Cuba References


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quartet, the Romeros. Celedonio made a large number of recordings, both solo and with the Romeros, which appeared on the Delos (Delos International) and Philips labels. He also wrote over 100 compositions for guitar, including a dozen concertos. Hood commanded the gunboat during the Spanish-American War, and carried information of the arrival of the Spanish (Spanish Navy) Caribbean Squadron off Santiago (Santiago de Cuba), Cuba, to Commodore Winfield


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of Cienfuegos In 2005, UNESCO inscribed the ''Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos (Historic Centre of Cienfuegos)'' on the World Heritage List, citing Cienfuegos as the best extant example of the 19th-century early ''Spanish Enlightenment'' implementation in urban planning. Cienfuegos at World Heritage List Sports Cienfuegos fields a team in the Cuban National Series, the Cienfuegos (baseball) Cienfuegos

Elefantes . Since joining the league in 1977-78, the best finish the ''Camaroneros'' have achieved is a 3rd place showing in the 2010-11 Cuban National Series. Despite finishing with the best record at 59-31, the Elefantes lost the semi-finals in six games to eventual champions, Pinar del Río (Pinar del Río Vegueros). Attractions thumb left 150px One of the turrets on the moonlit roof of Palacio de Valle (Image:DirkvdM cienfuegos palacio de valle.jpg) * Castillo de Jagua Castillo de


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, the cruiser operated of Nicaragua. Later, her itinerary included a visit to Costa Rica and a return to Honduras, all in an effort to bring the steadying influence of American military power to the volatile Latin American republics. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, enlisted in the Navy February 8, 1884 and served continuously until his death while serving as chief master-at-arms in . He received the Medal of Honor for extraordinary bravery and coolness under heavy


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. Ferris pg. 22. Wilkes later said that he had consulted “all the authorities on international law to which I had access, viz, Kent, Wheaton and Vattel, besides various decisions of Sir William Scott and other judges of the Admiralty Court of Great Britain.” Musicant pg. 111. Musicant notes that the availability of the law texts on ''San Jacinto'' were the result of the complex legal situations that were likely to have been encountered in its two year anti-slave-trade patrol of the African coast. '''Cienfuegos''' is one of the provinces of Cuba. The capital city of the province is also called Cienfuegos and was founded by French (France) settlers in 1819. ''St. Louis'' next severed the cable between Guantanamo Bay (Guantánamo Bay, Cuba) and Haiti; then cut the cable off Cienfuegos to isolate Cuba from outside communications. She joined in the bombardment of fortifications at Caimanera in Guantanamo Bay on 3 June; captured a Spanish merchant ship on the 10th; intercepted two British ships bound for Cuba - the ''Twickenham'' on 10 June and ''Wary'' on 1 July; and was present at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba on 3 July when the Spanish Fleet was destroyed while trying to force its way to sea. On 18 May 1898, Schley's Flying Squadron was sent by Acting Rear Admiral William T. Sampson to Cienfuegos to pursue the Spanish Squadron under the command of Admiral Pascual Cervera y Topete. When Sampson received news that Cervera was in Santiago de Cuba, not Cienfuegos, he initially vacillated, at first informing Schley of the rumor, yet requesting him to stay at Cienfuegos, then later changing his orders to have Schley investigate the situation at Santiago. On September 12, a hurricane watch was issued for the Cayman Islands, and the hurricane watch for the southern coast of Cuba was extended to Cienfuegos, with the portion of the watch east of Camaguey upgraded to a hurricane warning. That same day's evening, the Yucatán Peninsula was place under a hurricane watch between Felipe Carrillo Puerto (Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo) and Progreso (Progreso, Yucatán). This area included the resort cities of Cancún and Cozumel. The following day, hurricane watches were posted for Pinar del Río and Isla de la Juventud, and the Cayman Islands were placed under a hurricane warning. The watches in western Cuba and the Yucatán Peninsula were replaced with warnings at about mid-day September 13.


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Atlantic Squadron , performing training maneuvers and gunnery practice. During this period she suffered an explosion in an 8-inch gun turret, killing nine, and ran aground (ship grounding) twice, requiring several months of repair both times. She was decommissioned in 1906 for modernization. birth_date

Cienfuegos

'''Cienfuegos''' ( from Havana, and has a population of 150,000. The city is dubbed ''La Perla del Sur'' (Pearl of the South). ''Cienfuegos'' literally translates to "One Hundred fires". Cien meaning one hundred, and fuego(s) meaning fires.

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