By the time of President McKinley's inauguration on March 4, 1897, the Insurrectos had acquired heavy cannon and were preparing to lay siege to the fortified town of Jiguani
Oriente in eastern Cuba.
Other key cities: Niquero (21,636), Jiguani
(21,130), Guisa (20,461), Campechuela (17,139), Media Luna (15,732), Bartolome Maso (14,442), Rio Cauto (13,757), Pilon (12,608), Yara (12,403) and Mabay (11,633).
Guanabacoa, Campeche, Regla, Jiguani
, and various other pueblos in Cuba represent centres where indigenous and regional Amerindian peoples congregated, interacted, and married--among themselves and with Spanish, creole, African-Cuban, and other insular inhabitants--contributing to Cuba's rich cultural diversity.
Other key cities are Niquero (21,636), Jiguani
(21,130); Guissa (20,461), Campechuela and Media Luna (18,000), Rio Cauto and Bartolome Maso (15,000) and Yara (12,000).
Other key cities are Niquero (21,000), Jiguani
and Guisa (20,000), Campechuela and Media Luna (18,000), Rio Cauto and Bartolome Maso (15,000) and Yara (12,000).