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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...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1998/0127
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...

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0311/feature4/