Cuba is a socialist state comprising islands more than 1500 around Caribbean Sea's greatest island Cuba Island. Columbus arrived in 1492 and passed through Spanish rule to last for about 400 years after 1511 and became independent in 1902. It is made to accept the intervention in domestic affairs right and a military base tenure by U.S.A. where It buy sugar cane from the latter half in the 19th century and went into, and it is put in an American protection bottom virtually. Success of Cuban Revolution by Castro who stood up for overthrow of rule by U.S.A. is 1959. It access the Soviet Union in basics as a socialist state in anti-U.S.A., and, since the Chairperson national council assumption of office of 1976, Castro is grasp in real power of a party / the armed forces / administration. It came to accept an investment of a foreign firm positively in after 1993 while 1990's began and took Soviet Union collapse and did isolation and strengthened China and relations.
Seven kinds of fish stamp were published from this Cuba in 1971 year. Five kinds of extinct birds stamp were published in 1974. Four kinds of deep-sea fish stamp were published in 1998. Four kinds of stamps which it drew an animal and plant made specially in Cuba on were issued in 2003.
Republic of Cuba
1971.10.30 Fishing at Sea Stamp
|Atlantic Blue Marlin
1974.8.28 Extinct Bird Stamp
|Cuban Red Macaw
1998.5.22 Exposition Mundial Lisbon Fish Stamp
|Common European Skate
2003.5.15 Animal & Fauna Stamp
Spindalis zena pretrei