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Capri: between legend and reality

With the charm of the 1950s, and like something out of a gangster flick, the Hotel Capri rises up as one of Havana’s most emblematic hotels. Now remodeled, it is once again arrayed in its finest. Its construction is said … Continued

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Camagüey 500 years

The reddish color of its tiled roofs identifies the central-eastern Cuban city of Camagüey, cradle of military leaders such as Ignacio Agramonte y Loynaz; scientists like Carlos J. Finlay; and literature greats like Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda and Nicolás Guillén. … Continued

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Routes and Walks in Miramar

This summer, one of the new features of Rutas y Andares (Routes and Walks), a Havana City Historian’s Office project now in its 13th year, involves three guided tours of the Miramar neighborhood in the municipality of Playa called “Young … Continued

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Santa Clara, thanks to Remedios

The townsfolk of San Juan de los Remedios, tired of the imps, demons and witches that were overwhelming them, joined together to find a solution. Some wanted to stay and defend their territory, but not bathe in the rivers or … Continued

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DEKUBA: a new design for Cuban furniture

These designers began their careers like many others: they studied together at the Higher Design Institute (Instituto Superior de Diseño).

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