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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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The average temperature in Baracoa sits between 28[degrees] and 30[degrees] Celsius, peaking between June and August (7).
The hurricane rolled across the sparsely populated tip of Cuba overnight, destroying dozens of homes in its easternmost city, Baracoa, and leaving hundreds of others damaged.
The storm thrashed the tourist town of Baracoa in the province of Guantanamo, passing close to the disputed U.S.
Sin embargo, lejos de conformarse con fijar su residencia al otro lado del Atlantico conservando integra esa segunda identidad--identidad que nadie esperaba de Ella--y en vez de sobrevivir discretamente con el ejercicio de la medicina tras obtener el correspondiente documento acreditativo, (13) Henriette quiso llevar su impostura hasta el limite, desposandose, de acuerdo con la fe catolica, con una humilde muchacha natural de Baracoa, que, segun afirmo, ignoraba que su consorte era una mujer, aunque la demandada, al principio de su testimonio, defendiese la version contraria.
However, Kirk was on their tail and also headed to Baracoa, Cuba.
In 2000, Frederik accepted an invitation to join the Cruzada Teatral's annual trip through the "most isolated mountain regions of Cuba," Guantanamo to Baracoa. The two-month-long journey incorporated members of four theater groups and other independent artists--a clown and a magician--from the city of Guantanamo (population roughly 270,000 but still structured as a town).
Thin threads of glistening beef that just barely hang together, Bitia's Baracoa will drip juice all over your lap.