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View Resource Papal Visit to Cuba

This week's In the News discusses the Papal visit to Cuba. The nine resources discussed offer a variety of background information and analysis of this event. Pope John Paul II recently completed an historic five-day trip to Cuba. While the Pope is an ardent anti-communist, Fidel Castro gambled that hosting the Pontiff would increase his own and Cuba's international stature. In addition, as...
View Resource Cuba, Naturally

The November 2003 issue of National Geographic Magazine features the wildlife of Cuba: "an island nation so rich with endemic species that biologists can hardly keep count." Visitors to this Web site will find special Web-only extras for this piece, including additional photos, video footage from the field, field notes from author/photographer Steve Winter, and a great 7-minute multimedia...