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Scene in Batabano, South Coast of Havana Province

Posted August 18, 2004 by publisher in Cuba Politics.
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Batabano is the center of the sponge-fishing industry of the West Indies. In this quaint little seaport, the streets are in some instances replaced by canals, like those of Venice. The photograph shows one of these watery thoroughfares, together with the gondola-like conveyances of the natives.

1898 Spanish American War

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