Havana Times Photo Galleries

Will Havana Taxi Drivers Up the Ante? featuredimage

Getting to work or going home is a daunting task in the Cuban capital. The matter is not new; it has only been aggravated since on February 8 the provincial government made public lower fares and strict enforcement measures for private collective taxi drivers. (28 photos)

Cuba Book Fair Visits in Pictures featuredimage

Today, I went again to San Carlos de la Cabaña fortress, permanent seat of the International Book Fair of Havana, the perfect setting to take pictures of the annual event, which although it has other venues, has a special air. (33 photos)

Snapshots from Guantanamo, Cuba on Valentine’s Day featuredimage

As in many parts of the world, Valentine’s Day was celebrated on February 14th with joy and enthusiasm in the city of Guantanamo, Cuba. The following photos attest to it…(19 photos)

A Unique Havana Wedding Performance featuredimage

We’re united by the same desire to open up people’s eyes, those people who in the 21st century still don’t understand that human beings, all of us, are individual beings and therefore, different, both in the way we think and our sexual preferences, the way we dress. (10 photos)

A Sensitive Cuban Woman who Loves the Earth featuredimage

Tania Reyes Ferro, a 45 year old Cuban lady, is one of the few women who is in charge of an urban organic farm in the municipality of Candelaria. Her dedication and passion for her work give her the strength to continue on as a farmer. (14 photos)

Valentine’s Day 2017 in Havana featuredimage

Valentine’s Day is widely celebrated each year throughout Cuba. Today we took a look around the capital as people purchased flowers, be them real or fake, for friends and loved ones. (14 photos)

Food Fair in Havana featuredimage

Nowadays one can clearly see the shortages present in the State’s monopoly retail sales network and in many agro markets. Therefore, the farm products sold at these special fairs are seen as an alternative to improve the situation. (15 photos)

Preparations for a Traditional March featuredimage

For two days, an army of workers has been working in the neighborhood of the intersection of Infanta and San Lazaro avenues up to the University of Havana. To somebody it seemed very strange to see this contingent of workers and I smiling I said to him, of course, tonight is the March of the Torches. (15 photos)

The Ruins of a Matanzas Coffee Plantation featuredimage

Moving closer to our island’s colonial past, is a gratifying experience from one point of view. It goes without saying that economic development at that time, pushed forward by foreign men, and the wealth they accumulated was a result of them enslaving others.(17 photos)

Havana Coastal Flooding Pictures featuredimage

We were out on the street on Monday January 23rd when the Caribbean invaded several streets of Havana. Here are some images from the historic part of the city. (9 photos)