The Cuban Coat Of Arms: Symbols

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The Cuban Flag The Cuban flag was created by Narciso López in 1849, and put together by Emilia Tolón. The colors red, white, and blue represented the desire for freedom. Three blue stripes represent the states into which the island was divided at that time; two white stripes indicate the force and dedication of the idealistic soldier for independence; a red triangle for equality, fraternity and liberty, and the blood shed in the pursuit of freedom; a white five-sided star, inside the red triangle, as a symbol of freedom between nations. Code of Arms The Coat of Arms consists of three different symbols; a shield, wreath, and a Phrygian cap. The Phrygian cap represents liberty. The shield is divided into three sections; the key between
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