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Black Women in History
Una Marson (1905-1965) was a pioneer Jamaican feminist, poet, playwright and social activist. A black Jamaican woman, from the middle class and of strict Baptist upbringing, Marson emigrated to work in London in 1932, producing plays, poems and programs for the BBC during World War II. She was the epitome of a black political artist.
El caracol arcoiris, Polymita picta
The Rainbow snail, Polymita picta. This animal is considered to be one of the world's most beautiful land snails due to the colors of its shell. The species Polymita picta is endemic to Cuba and it is a natural and cultural symbol of one of its cities, Baracoa. It lives in trees and bushes, feeding on fungi and lichens that grow on them, but without eating its leaves or stems. Polymita is derived from Greek and means many stripes
Blog about Underwater Life and Scuba Diving
Havana, Cuba Scientists continues to explore the ruins of megaliths in the so-called Yucatan channel near Cuba. They have been found for many miles along the coast. American archaeologists, who discovered this place, immediately declared that they found Atlantis (not the first time in history, underwater archeology). Now it’s occasionally visited by scuba divers, and all other interested can enjoy only in surveying and computer reconstruction of the buried water city of a millennium age.
Mogotes of Valle de Veñales. Valle de Veñales is a beautiful and lush valley in Pinar del Rio province of Cuba famous by its picturesque mogotes. Mogotes (same in Spanish) are generally, isolated steep-sided residual hills, which are composed of either limestone, marble or dolomite and surrounded by nearly flat alluvial plains.