Photo Feature

Waiting for the Havana Carnival

August 19, 2017 | No Comments »

On Friday afternoon I went to walk along the Malecón seawall where in a few hours the Havana Carnival would start its summer party. They had already closed the avenue to vehicle traffic and in the surroundings the crowd began to occupy the streets. (20 photos)

Orlando Nenninger Draws on Cloth and Bodies

August 15, 2017 | No Comments »

Self-taught visual artist Orlando M. Nenninger Vasconcelos confesses that he likes to communicate with his audience via his sketches. Lines and colors have captivated him ever since he was a child. (10 photos)

Race for Mandela 2017

July 15, 2017 | No Comments »

It was early morning as runners gathered in the vicinity of the Kid Chocolate Gym across from the Capitolio building, the starting point and finish line of the race called for this Saturday, July 15 in honor of Nelson Mandela. (17 photos)

Another Way of Communication (Photo Feature)

July 12, 2017 | 2 comments

More than once it has been said that the eyes of a person can transmit a message. If you have not noticed, using your hands in the middle of a conversation is also a way of communicating, a spontaneous way of accompanying words. (8 photos)

Exploring San Antonio de los Baños on the Outskirts of Havana

July 6, 2017 | 5 comments

When you go outside Havana, all of this city’s neighboring towns have a different atmosphere, there is clean air, it’s peaceful, people greet you and smile when you take their picture. My Canadian friend Randy, a professional photographer, and I left Havana to explore the city of San Antonio de los Banos. (51 photos)

“Love Motels” Return to Cuba

July 4, 2017 | 14 comments

The Cuban government is back in the motel business renting rooms out by the hour, after decades of having been closed down. The stated goal: to “diversify people’s options for making love”, local media have published today. (10 photos)

Ferns in Cuba’s Eastern Provinces

July 1, 2017 | 2 comments

Many different varieties of ferns are prevalent in the mountainous regions of Cuba’s East. Here in Guantanamo province we still have untouched areas where the natural environment has been zealously conserved and where we can find hundreds of different species.(19 photos)

Havana-Miramar’s La Puntilla Neighborhood

June 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The coastal neighborhood of La Puntilla, located in Miramar, Playa, has buildings such as the CIMEX Corportation, the old CUBALSE, the La Puntilla shopping center and the Riomar building, this last one, in an advanced state of decay. (23 photos)

Postcards of the Havana Malecon Seawall

June 20, 2017 | 3 comments

In September of 2014 we published my first feature on Havana’s malecon seawall. Now, almost three years later, we return to show some postcards of this beautiful and emblematic avenue. (16 photos)

Vodou Project Exposition at the Cuban Institute of Anthropology

June 18, 2017 | No Comments »

A temporary art exhibition was put on display at the ICAN (Cuban Institute of Anthropology), as part of the IX International Colloquium on Research of African-Derived Religions. (9 photos)