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Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

Homeless cats

In Cuba, there are plenty of cats in the streets and squares, besides dogs. Some of them are sick and they are often mistreated, especially if they are black, due to the old myth of bad luck. Workshiped to devotion … Continued

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Photo: Osbel Concepción.

Alleyways

It is a city and its alleys. There are people who pass by and meet to each other. The beauty of ruined buildings and the sadness of those same buildings in rubble. Bicycle-taxis, American cars and citadels. Doors and walls. … Continued

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Photo: Miguel Ángel Romero.

The secret of the tinajones

An urban legend tells that the secret of manufacturing the tinajones (a large wide-mouthed jars for catching rain), those that gave their name to Camagüey city, disappeared more than thirty years ago. A state-owned factory and some artisans are able … Continued

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Photo: Alfredo Sarabia Fajardo.

Contrasts

“You do not have to use tricks to take photographs. You do not have to pose anyone in front of the camera. The photos are there, waiting for you to take them. Truth is the best photography, the best propaganda”, … Continued

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Photo: Kaloian.

American cars in Havana

Thousands of American cars from the 50s and 60s run daily through Havana, with a public transportation license for Cubans or as a tour service in CUC for foreigners. Most of them have grafts from other cars, especially oil engines … Continued

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"Reversible" by Cuban Contemporary Dance. Photo: Ismario Rodríguez.

Reversible dance

Before its 10 cities tour in the United Kingdom, starting this February 14, the Cuban Contemporary Dance Company offered, during four nights at the beginning of this month, a farewell program in the García Lorca Hall of the Great Theater … Continued

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Photo: Miguel Ángel Romero.

Playing the spinning-top out of the house

(This gallery’s title is related to the Cuban saying “Bailar en casa del trompo” that suggest not to challenge an expert in his own territory. Also, when you play the spinning-top its movement seems like a dance, that’s why here … Continued

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Photo: Carlos Ernesto Escalona Martí

Parallel stories

A game of chess on the street, a phone call that can be heard among the crowd, a trip on train on the way home. Daily lives of common persons in Cuba and the United States. Images like mirrors that … Continued

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Photo: Kaloian Santos

Goodbyes

There were many goodbyes for Fidel Castro. Everyone bid him farewell in his/her way, as they could, as they knew. The most diverse tributes were there, as well as the most beautiful contrasts: a table football with a photo of … Continued

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497th anniversary of Havana: Photo: Amilcar Pérez Riverol

(In)visible Havana

In Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino – or Marco Polo – tells us that the City of Zaira is not made of how many steps make up the streets rising like stairways or the degree of the arcades’ curves, “but of … Continued

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