La Piragua (El Maine)

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The monument to the victims of Maine was built in 1926 in El Vedado , Havana , Cuba , in honor of the sailors who died in the explosion of the U.S. ship Maine in 1898, which served as a pretext for the U.S. to declare war on Spain and begin to take advantage of their colonies Hispanic full economic depression. The battleship had arrived in Havana three weeks before his outburst at the request of the American Consul Fitzhugh Lee.





Ave Malecón & Calle 17

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