Wikipedia:WikiProject Cuba

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The Cuba WikiProject is a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to Cuba.

Some goals of the project
  • To provide guidelines and recommendations for articles that describe all aspects of Cuba.
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Cuba by creating, expanding, and maintaining such articles.
  • To serve as the central point of discussion for issues related to Cuba in Wikipedia.
  • To create a body of articles that accurately depicts the history and culture of Cuba and Cubans.
  • To standardize articles on Cuba or Cuban subjects. They should have similar layouts, formatting, etc.
  • To present relevant information that takes into account the voices of women, the poor, the indigenous, and all other aspects of Cuban society, in tandem with the ongoing goals of Wikipedia:WikiProject Countering systemic bias.
  • To standardize the use of Spanish-language terms, names, and translations into English across the series.
Our scope
The project generally considers any article related to Cuba to be a valid topic.

Assessment of articles[edit]

Below is a bot generated table of the assessment process of Cuba articles. See also Wikipedia:WikiProject Cuba/Assessment. The stats are generated automatically every 24 hours or so, but they can be updated manually here: http://www.kiwix.org/~oleg/wp/wp10/run_wp10.html

We have assessed 90% !!! of articles so far (August 2014)


Templates[edit]

For the range of templates related to Cuban articles, see WikiProject Cuba:Templates

Participants[edit]

Participant survey[edit]

It would be good if writers concerned about Cuba would write to each other or post here and get to know each other better. Please add any details about yourself to the participant survey page.

Wikipedia:WikiProject Cuba/Participant survey

Tasks[edit]

Urgent![edit]

  • Cuba article needs a massive amount of work (clean up, npov, fact checking, source checking etc.)

Permanent tasks[edit]

  • Add the project template {{WP Cuba| class= |importance= }} to the talk pages of all relevant Cuban related talk pages. This will encourage participation, and make users more aware of this project.
  • Comment on Cuba-related articles up for deletion.

Ongoing[edit]

Image requests[edit]

In addition to posting your image requests here, on the talk page(s) of the subject(s), and on the Wikimedia Commons (Commons:Commons:Picture requests), please also post them at es:Wikipedia:Imágenes solicitadas on the Spanish Wikipedia. If you do not know Spanish, you can ask someone at es:Wikipedia:Embajadas to help you.

Other tasks[edit]

Task list

The satellite photo on the Zapata Swamp page is upside down. Me thinks.

New Wikipedia articles related to Cuba and Cuban Topics[edit]

Please feel free to list your new Cuba related articles in the box below (newer articles at the top). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Cuba portal - see the Cuba portal selection box to the right for more information.



Article alerts[edit]

Good article reassessments

Recognized content[edit]

Featured articles[edit]

Former featured articles[edit]

Featured lists[edit]

Former featured lists[edit]

A-Class articles[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Did you know? articles[edit]

In the News articles[edit]

Featured articles

Featured article star.svg Charles Edward Magoon
Featured article star.svg Salsa music

Featured lists

Featured article star.svg List of Cuban birds
Featured article star.svg List of Caribbean membranophones

Featured portals
Featured article star.svg Portal:Cuba

Good articles
Symbol support vote.svg Anarchism in Cuba
Symbol support vote.svg Angolan Civil War
Symbol support vote.svg Dave Lombardo
Symbol support vote.svg Buena Vista Social Club
Symbol support vote.svg Konnan

Did you know (DYK)s
The following articles have all been featured in the DYK section of the Main page.
Updated DYK query.svg Castillo de la Real Fuerza - 4 April 2007
Updated DYK query.svg Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca - 4 March 2007
Updated DYK query.svg El Capitolio - 8 May 2007
Updated DYK query.svg José Martí Memorial - 30 March 2007
Updated DYK query.svg Plaza Mayor, Trinidad, Cuba - 9 April 2007.
Updated DYK query.svg Cuban-Pakistani relations - 12 June 2008
Updated DYK query.svg National Association of Small Farmers - 11 January 2009
Updated DYK query.svg Moisés Simons – 10 February 2009

Conventions[edit]

  • In biographies, identify the subject as either a Cuban, Cuban-American, or of Cuban ancestry, depending on how that person identifies him/herself.
  • Accentuation: In biographies, use accents if the subject him/herself used them in when spelling their name.
  • Spanish words/orgs with Spanish names: Should be italicized and followed by an English translation and approximation the first time they appear in an article.

Other Articles related to Wikiproject Cuba[edit]

On the below link is a list of articles that do not strictly come under the remit of Wikiproject Cuba, but that are related to Cuba, or have particular details or issues that may interest Wikiproject Cuba members. Please watchlist these pages.

Wikipedia:WikiProject Cuba/Other Articles

Related WikiProjects and Wikiportals[edit]

Resources[edit]

You can access resources related to Cuba here:

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

Council WikiProject Council

 

Guide Guide to WikiProjects