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The streets of the Cuban capital Havana were the meeting place of over 70 old cars that raced themselves in an exceptional rally. Among them you could see not just one wonderful Cuba red Chevrolet. Perfectly preserved, the cars attracted thousands of fans of the automobiles. The 70 cars raced on a run of 60 kilometers on the streets of Havana. The event was organized by the National Club of the Epoch Automobiles and by the Authority for sports from the Cuban capital and it was just the 4th event of this type from the last half of the century. Among the models present at this attractive rally, were some models of motorcycles of English fabrication. In their big majority, the automobiles were built in the 50s period but you can easily identify some models from the 20s and the 30s. Cuba is the heaven, for many of those who have a passion for the classic cars. The collectors can find here models in perfect condition and this is because many Cubans have this type of cars. The strict law forbids the population to commercialize cars made after 1959. ‘El bloqueo’ is the name of the USA embargo towards Cuba (the word means blockade) in Spanish. The embargo is financial, economic and commercial. The embargo started in 1960 and it became a total one in 1962, February. In March 1958, the arms embargo started because of a conflict that begun in Cuba between the government of Batista and the rebels. In the summer of 1960 the USA reduced the brown sugar quota for Cuba at 7.000.000 tons as an answer to the Cuba government’s expropriations. The total embargo still continues although in the fall of 2008 the United Nations condemned this embargo for the seventeenth time.

 
 

 

Cuba Red Chevrolet from 1950

 

 
 
 
Cuba Classic Cars

 

Cuba Classic Cars

 

 
Cuba American Classic Cars

 

American Classic Cars

 

 
Cuba Blue Chevrolet in Trinidad
 

 

 Cuba Blue Chevrolet
 

 

 
Cuba Classic Cars Parking
 

 

 Classic Cars Parking

 

 
Cuba Classic Green Chevrolet
 

 

Classic Green Chevrolet
 

 

 
Cuba Coco Taxis
 

 

Cuba Coco Taxis
 

 

 
Cuba Ford Taxi
 

 

Cuba Ford Taxi

 

 
Cuba Nike Sticker on Classic Car
 

 

Sticker on Classic Car

 

 
Old Taxi in Havana
 

 

Old Taxi in Havana

 

 
Cuba Purple Classic Car
 

 

Cuba Purple Classic Car

 

 
Cuba Red Chevrolet from 1950
 

 

Cuba Red Chevrolet
 

 

 
 

 

 

 



 

 
 
 


 

 

 
 
 



 

 
 
 



 

   

 


 

 

 

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