Chinese in Cuba

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Chinese immigration to Cuba started in 1847 when Chinese workers were brought to the country to work in the sugarcane fields. Most of the workers were Cantonese or Hakka people. During the following decades, more workers were brought in from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. After completing their eight-year contract, some Chinese workers settled permanently in Cuba. Havana's Chinatown (Barrio Chino de La Habana) is one of the oldest Chinatown in Latin America. [1]

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