Puerto Padre


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Puerto Padre

 

a city in eastern Cuba. Population, 16,500 (1970; 157,800 in the municipio [township]). A port on Puerto Padre Bay, Puerto Padre has sugar and tobacco industries.

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Nacio en la decada del 40 en el campo, en un batey azucarero cerca de la ciudad de Puerto Padre, municipio de la actual provincia oriental de Las Tunas, descendiente de un matrimonio con ocho hijos.
5% of that concentrated in two cities: Las Tunas, the capital, with 154,837 people (up from 20,400 in 1953) and Puerto Padre, with 31,854 (2002 census).
Stevenson was, sadly for us, actually born at Puerto Padre in Las Tunas Province on March 29, 1952.
The province has some other minor ports like Banes, Antillas, Puerto Padre and Gibara, along with highway and railway connections, one major airport (in addition to other airstrips) and marinas.
Este genial trombonista nacio en Puerto Padre, pueblo ubicado en la provincia de Oriente y llego a ser conocido en la isla por su extensiva labor musical junto a otras grandes figuras, tales como Chucho Valdes, Paquito D'Rivera y Arturo Sandoval.
Algunos eran de La Habana y otros de los poblados Delicias, Melendez y de Puerto Padre.
Previous stories have analyzed the shipping ports of Mariel, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba, Matanzas, Nuevitas, Nipe, Moa, Cardenas and Puerto Padre.
Desde Oriente, por ejemplo, provenientes del pintoresco pueblo de Puerto Padre, llegaron tambien un dia las famosas trovadoras conocidas como Las Hermanas Marquez.
Un panorama desolador"--a disheartening spectacle--is the phrase used to describe the scene at Puerto Padre (Carupano), which received a devastating blow from Hurricane Ike the night of Sept.
The landlocked bays at Nuevitas (see CubaNews, October 1998 and April 2003), Cienfuegos, Mariel, Santiago de Cuba, Nipe and Puerto Padre are also badly contaminated--mainly from raw sewage, industrial wastes and polluting port activities.
2% of that concentrated in two cities: Las Tunas, the capital, with 150,511 people (up from 20,431 in 1953) and Puerto Padre, with 31,854.
Juventud Rebelde newspaper says the two networks replace aging analog ones, and will also benefit subscribers from Puerto Padre and Manzanillo, the second cities of Las Tunas and Granma provinces respectively.

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