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History of Baracoa - Guantánamo

 

The history of Baracoa-Guantánamo is very rich; This region has made many contributions to the history of Cuba since it dates back to 1492 when Admiral Christopher Columbus landed on its lands and in 1511, when the First Villa of Cuba was founded by Diego Velázquez with the name of Our Lady of the Assumption of Baracoa, in the Aruaca language "Existence of the sea". History has traveled from the developed agro-pottery communities, which turned it into a Taino capital, to the present day. Read More...