to get caught doing something wrong
to put up with someone’s bad behavior
a pepper, in many forms: small, big, spicy or non spicy, red, green, yellow.
an expression of protest or disagreement
to be naked
any food dish made with tomato pureé and whatever is on hand
This is our selection of videos about Cuban Spanish. Includes examples of Cuban Spanish slang, Cuban accent and linguistic history. If you are interested in learning Cuban Spanish words and phrases, check out the Quick Guide to Cuban Spanish and the Cuban Spanish Resource Page. Check out these other Cuba Spanish Slang articles.
Every country has a flag, food and symbols that identify them. But what about a single word? During the 6th International Congress of the Spanish Language (VI Congreso Internacional de la Lengua Española) celebrated in Panama, the blog Papeles Perdidos, created by the newspaper El País, published an atlas of the representative words of Spanish-speaking […]
Some time ago, Jared and I took a food tour in Little Havana, Miami. The experience was great because we were able to taste the wonderful Cuban food and learn about the history of Little Havana. Since I’m Puerto Rican I knew I was going to find many similar ingredients, such as the plantain, the […]
Cuban Spanish is not commonly heard outside Cuba. Sure there are tons of Cubans and Cuban descendants living in the US, Puerto Rico and other countries, but after 30-50 years outside of Cuba, their Spanish should have differences with the Spanish currently used in Cuba. Here is a list of common Spanish slang words still […]
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Cuban history is riddled with wars, rebellions, revolutions, and governmental disputes. Here are 10 interesting facts about Cuba’s history. 10 Interesting Facts About Cuba: History 1. The US attempted to invade Cuba several times. In 1848, they decided to give up and offered Spain $100 million dollars for Cuba, but the offer was rejected. 2. […]
Cuba is best known for its politics. Whether that is a good or bad thing is certainly up for debate. Cuba is an Independent Socialist Republic with only one political party, the Cuban Communist Party. Here’s some interesting facts about Cuba’s politics. 1. Fidel Castro was the longest serving head of government, serving from 1976 […]
Cuba is usually known for its complicated and controversial politics, but this country has plenty of other interesting fun facts that have nothing to do with the Castro family or a tumultuous political past. 13 Random Fun Facts About Cuba 1. Christmas did not become an official holiday in Cuba until 1997, in preparation for […]