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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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Photo: Sergio Cabrera

Wynwood: street art in Miami

Between the Design District and Downtown Miami there is an open-air art gallery. Giant caricatures, hyperrealist paintings and all types of fantastic drawings come to life in the buildings and walls of Wynwood, an old zone of desolated warehouses that … Continued

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Photo: Sergio Cabrera

Everglades, “Florida’s Reed Bed”

During Spain’s dominion over Florida its name was Cañaveral de la Florida (Florida’s Reed Bed). Everglades, its current name in English, meaning ever light green in allusion to the swampy zone of the land, whose major part is flooded and … Continued

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Making Habanos

“Cuba will always be on my lips,” Winston Churchill used to say sarcastically when referring to his predilection for Cuban cigars. Like him, other important world figures have tasted the smoke given off by that singular cigar, property of this … Continued

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Photo by Yuris Nórido

A Cuban in Space

I’m from a generation that lived the dream of conquering space, of thousands of children who dreamed about being cosmonauts. A Cuban had done it, everything was possible. Before Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez took off with Yuri Romanenko on the famous … Continued

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Water Buffaloes

Pijirigüa little-cow had her song; and White Udder was embalmed and still adorns the entrance of the National Cattle Health Center, in Havana. The truth is nobody believed in the buffaloes. Today, as you go to Isabela de Sagua, you … Continued

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Photo by Yuris Nórido

From a train window

There is an endearing landscape for many Cubans: that you can see from a train window. Although the train is regular service, although the trip delay and it is uncomfortable … From the window you can compose an interesting chronicle … Continued

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Photo by Yaniel Tolentino

Ebony and Ivory

Faces of everyday life that sometimes draws a daunting imagine, as if it involved live always hope. People on the street. People on the street. Looks that do not lie and eyes that see all contradictions, poses and conveniences. A … Continued

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