Cuban Society

Language

The official language in Cuba is Spanish, and because of the high level of education of the population, its use is correct and with a wide vocabulary of “cubanismos”. A good part of the population also speaks English, and the tourist sector speaks frequently speaks German, French, Italian and Russian.

In Cuba, from the Andalusian and popular forms, with Arhuaco and Sub Sahariano contributions, was formed a variation, unique and different at the same time, with the Spanish roots, and it has been recognized from the XIX century as a national identity factor. The Cuban Spanish is a variation of the language. We have to consider that there are some words that may have a different meaning than the usual in Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.Read More...