When night shrouds this havana street,
its building might be
freshly painted, no electrical wires struggling,
for power, no despair
The island looks like a crocodile,
That why it’s called ‘El Cocodrilo’
In a heart beat
The rhythms do fade
The colours do shock
Life sandwiched in between
Happiness, sorrow, happiness again
colours collide the senses
It’s the most populated country in the Caribbean
With more than 11 million residents.
Three blue bands represent the three military
districts of colonial …. - central, occidental, and
Two white bands stands for the purity of the
Red symbolize the blood shed in the struggle for
White star is called La Estrella Solitaria the lone
star and it represents independence and freedom.
Triangle stands for equality, strength and
constancy equilateral triangles are Masonic
symbols for equality.
The flag was created by Narciso López
A New York-based exile, using the suggestions
of the poet Migual Teurbe Tolón.