Cuba is one of the last remaining countries in the World that still has an existing communist political system since 1959.
Despite the fact that there are many economical problems, including chronic shortage of food and basic items such as soap and clothes, it still ranks highly in metrics of national performance, like health care and education.
In addition, it is one of the few countries in the world to meet the WWF requirements in terms of sustainable development.
Sport, and in particular, Boxing is still highly regarded with immense pride in Cuban society. There is a strong sense of equality and social justice in Cuba, coupled with a well structured educational system for young people as a foundation of the State.##