Photo Feature

Visiting Cuba’s Water People

January 9, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Viñales has become a tourist attraction par excellence for many people, where you can enjoy beautiful nature along with the comfort of a city. Living among the modernity which takes over this place more and more each day, there is a mogote where people live, a people who everybody wants to visit, but only a select few are able to understand them: the water-people. (12 photos)

Health with God, but without Condoms?

January 3, 2017 | 1 Comment »

As a health promoter and social activist, I approached the scene to document the event in question and to get a deeper insight into what was going on at the same time. It was very strange for me to see a health fair which didn’t include sex education… (11 photos)

Military Tribute in Cuba for Fidel Castro

January 2, 2017 | 4 comments

A military parade in the emblematic Plaza de la Revolución of Havana took place on Monday in part to recall the recently disappeared Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The event was attended by Cuban President Raul Castro and the island’s political and military elite. (11 photos)

Havana’s Alameda de Paula Promenade

December 30, 2016 | 2 comments

La Alameda de Paula is a promenade in Havana some 400 meters long running parallel to the Port Avenue. It’s found very close to our national hero Jose Marti’s birthplace, and where the famous Yarini defeated the French Letop in a war of pimps in the early 19th century, before being assassinated by the same horde.(20 photos)

A Tour around Downtown Havana

December 25, 2016 | 5 comments

When we walk through the city’s spaces, the interest to know a little about what it was and is, seduces us. The mixture of ruins that tell of a splendid constructive past, the rubble and garbage, and the poverty of some of its people in the search of the day to day, led me to inquire about the history of this part of the capital. (10 photos)

Waiting for Fidel in Cienfuegos, Cuba

December 19, 2016 | 11 comments

Photographer Felix Lupa was in Cienfuegos the day that the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro passed through the city. “People stand shoulder to shoulder together as one body, refusing to believe that this moment has come.” (12 photos)

Cuba: Pilgrimage to the San Lazaro National Sanctuary

December 17, 2016 | 8 comments

We bring you scenes from the San Lazaro National Sanctuary in the community of Rincon on the outskirts of the capital. The saint, with many followers throughout the island, draws thousands of people each year on December 17th seeking his healing miracles. (20 photos)

Cuban Cinema: Honesty, Resentment and Something Else

December 15, 2016 | 3 comments

On the street, in lines or inside the movie theaters, acquaintances and people who meet for the first time establish an understanding which only takes place in December, during the Havana Film Festival. (21 photos)

Cojimar, Havana, a Picturesque Town Open to the Gulf’s Breeze

December 12, 2016 | 8 comments

On an imaginary journey towards the east of Havana’s coastline on board an old fishermen’s boat, exactly where the rocky hill that closes off Havana Bay is lost on the horizon and the coast begins to be covered in coastal vegetation, appears Cojimar Tower, a small Renaissance fortress which was completed on July 15, 1649. (66 photos)

The New Regla Boat Terminal in Havana

December 10, 2016 | No Comments »

The new modern port terminal of the “Lanchita de Regla” (Regla boat), which crosses Havana Bay to the towns of Regla and Casablanca respectively, has been built close to the place where the old terminal was for many years. 11 photos)