Sagua la Grande


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Sagua la Grande

(sä`gwä lä grän`dā), city (1984 pop. 50,000), Villa Clara prov., central Cuba, on the Sagua la Grande River. It is a road and rail hub and the commercial and processing center for the surrounding area, where sugarcane and cattle are raised. Sangua la Grande possesses some manufacturing, primarily in heavy industry. The city's origins date back to the 17th cent.
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Glitter - who already had son Paul and daughter Sarah from his failed marriage to Ann Murton - met former farm girl Yudania when she was 21 and living in Sagua La Grande, in the Cuban countryside.
Sagua La Grande might be new to the Cuban tourist offering but it has a rich history.
Founded 8 December 1992 in Sagua la Grande, Villa Clara, this institution holds significant materials dedicated to local musical heritage and an important document collection.
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From counting chads to Terri Schiavo to the confirmation of America's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice, Martinez --who was born in Sagua la Grande, in the province of Villa Clara --has played a role in many recent political controversies.
Subjected to scorn and verbal threats, young Mel grew up in Sagua La Grande, a fishing village in Cuba.