Havana Times Photo Galleries



Race for Mandela 2017 featuredimage

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) featuredimage

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 featuredimage

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 featuredimage

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 featuredimage

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 featuredimage

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 featuredimage

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 featuredimage

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)


First Lights in Havana featuredimage

It’s a time when the stillness of the darkness and the sad lights of an old city continue to linger. Some people walk through the streets in darkness doing their chores. The glow tints the sky with soft but intense colors. It is a moment when the peaceful dawn still remains before a new difficult day begins. (22 photos)


Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute in Havana featuredimage

The Park located on 17th Street in the neighborhood of Vedado in the Cuban capital, was the venue for a 50th anniversary celebration concert for the Beatles’ award winning Sgt. Pepper’s album (1967). (14 photos)