10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cuba

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Coca-cola

You can’t legally buy a Coke in Cuba. It wasn’t always that way. In 1906 Coca-Cola produced and sold their soft drink in Cuba.



When the Cuban Revolution occurred in the 1950s, Fidel Castro began seizing private assets in Cuba. Coca-Cola closed shop and went home.



Today, Cuba owes the Coca-Cola Company $27.53 million dollars for the urban commercial buildings Cuba usurped.

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That’s only a drop in the bucket compared to the total amount certified by the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission; Cuba owes United States companies $7 billion dollars in property claims.



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