Life for Cubans is sometimes rough, depending on family
ties. Cubans get a monthly ration for food. Things such as chicken, eggs, beans, coffee, etc. are given in this ration. Most
Cubans cannot afford a car. If a Cuban could afford a car, they are had pressed to find one in good condition.
One of the favorite pasttimes in Cuba, is baseball.
Baseball is the most popular sport in Cuba, as well.
In Cuba, children are wards of the state. The state
decides everything from schooling to drinking milk to career choices. At the age of 11, children are forced to leave their
parents and do "voluntary work."
The main language in Cuba is Spanish.
Families in Cuba often live together. Not only
because of a shortage of housing, but also because children in Hispanic cultures are traditionally raised by grandparents
as well as parents.
Cuban cuisine in a mixture of Spanish and African. Dishes such as arroz
con pollo (Chicken and rice) are popular. There are food shortages in Cuba, so eating out is rarely an option. There are often
long waits. Cuban beer is legendary with shrimp cocktail.