Beautiful Cuban Woman “Cubana Linda”

Title: “CUBANA LINDA” New Historical Novel Author: Ava Soteras-Gutierrez A 1791 revolt in Sainte Domingue, (later given the Taino name of Haiti), motivated 33,000 of its white, largely formerly French citizens to seek refuge in Cuba within the next decade.  Their presence was particularly felt in the in easternmost area …

In 1523

1523: Emperor Charles V authorizes 4,000 gold pesos for the construction of cotton mills.

In 1508

1508: Sebastian de Ocampo circumnavigates Cuba, confirming that it is an island.