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A Sunday of Great Uncertainty in Havana

September 10, 2017 | 6 comments

Many streets in Havana are still flooded and expected to slowly subside on Monday. The long struggle to recover has yet to begin. Juan Suarez brings us his pictures taken Sunday morning in the capital cities of Centro Habana and Plaza de la Revolucion. (51 photos)

A Private Havana Traveling Amusement Park

August 26, 2017 | 3 comments

Like a traveling circus but this time it’s a traveling amusement park that takes place in different places in Havana every fortnight. This private and untitled community project attracts a large number of happy children and young people… (12 photos)

Mayari’s Pine Forests, a Place of Unique Beauty

August 22, 2017 | 7 comments

Among the foothills of the Cristal and Nipe mountains, the Mayari river slopes down towards the extensive coral reefs. Before flowing into the sea, it plows through the valley of the same name, which is also the name of the municipality and the capital city of the province of Holguin in northeastern Cuba. (17 photos)

Waiting for the Havana Carnival

August 19, 2017 | 1 Comment »

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)