Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala are the three countries that awakened Jonathan “Jonas” Moller’s social consciousness and art. Two passions, activism and photography, which he tells us, have flourished together. He tells us about his experiences in this tumultuous region of the world in an exhibit titled Our Culture Is Our Resistance, on display until May 28th in the El Reino de Este gallery at Havana’s National Library. (16 photos)
Scholars have traditionally thought of posters as a form of commercial communication designed to announce, promote or sell products and seduce buyers. We have just confirmed, however, that they can tell a different story. Until the close of May, posters are on display in Havana which invoke legends drawn from the folklore and popular myths of Mexico, New Zealand and Cuba. (12 photos)
The list of current Cuban League refugees now opening the 2013 season on big league rosters is hardly a very extensive one. In short, it is once again altogether obvious that some of the most talented recent “escapees” from island baseball are still finding the pathway to top-level professional baseball strewn with many unavoidable and even insurmountable pitfalls.