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Baracoa

(bäräkō`ä), city (1996 est. pop. 50,000), Guantánamo prov., SE Cuba, a port near the eastern extremity of the island. It is a processing and export center for a region producing bananas, coconuts, and cacao. Founded c.1512 by the Spanish explorer Diego de Velázquez, Baracoa is the oldest settlement in Cuba.
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He issued letters to dozens of superior and lower court judges, magistrates, public prosecutors, provincial governors, mayors, and city councilmen from Pinar del Rio to Baracoa, requesting a written judgment of the Bishop's petition.
Cuba's state-run television showed images of huge waves slamming into sea walls in the city of Baracoa, flooded streets, toppled trees and damaged buildings.
TV reports showed the storm lash coastal homes in the eastern city of Baracoa, smashing into a fivestorey apartment block.
State television earlier broadcast images of the storm surge washing over coastal homes in the easternmost city of Baracoa.
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The collection includes large format photos of the Sierra Maestra Mountains in Cuba's eastern province of Granma, the south coast of Cuba between Manzanillo and Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa, the waterfalls of Sierra de San Juan and the region of Pina del Rio.
IF NOT the very first Cuban bar in Edinburgh, then Baracoa was certainly among the first wave of Latin-flavoured drinking lounges to salsa its way on to the city's scene.
And, as John Paul II headed to Rome, the Vatican announced the establishment of a new diocese in the province of Guantanamo Baracoa, which houses a U.
baracoa Barus and Coy Otero, 1966, from Cuban racers, Alsophis cantherigerus (Bibron, 1840), and larval stages from bufonid toads.
Cuba: Music, Culture & the Roots of the Revolution 13-day People-to-People program exploring Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa, and Havana Savings of up to $300 per person or $600 per couple Departures: January and February: $4995 Departures: March and April: $5095
The 2nd-largest city is Baracoa, with about 40,000 residents.
6 announced that the Foundation is offering three People-to-People programs to Cuba for 2013, including the newest program, Cuba: Music, Culture & the Roots of the Revolution, which features Santiago de Cuba and Baracoa.