Elio Delgado Valdes


The Virgin of Charity in Centro Habana

September 16, 2017 | 3 comments

On Sept. 8, the day before Hurricane Irma caused disasters in the capital, devotees of the virgin gathered in this temple from early hours; Catholics and practitioners of the Afro-Cuban religion, bringing sunflowers her favorite, and lighting a candle. (10 photos)




Cuba: Theft Under the Cover of Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017 | 7 comments

Today, three days after Hurricane Irma, we walked along Calle 1ra, in the Havana municipality of Plaza. It was impressive to hear the stories of the owner of one of the private restaurants located in this area. (10 photos)




The Day After Irma Hit Havana

September 11, 2017 | No Comments »

Now that the tide has passed, with a broom a woman pushes out to the street a mixture of mud that has left impregnated all the tiles of the first floor of her house. She still wears fear on her face. “You have to live it, it was very shocking.” (10 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)




Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute in Havana

June 4, 2017 | 4 comments

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)




Havana for International Tourism

May 31, 2017 | 6 comments

Even though neglect has taken over the city, when we walk through newly restored spaces, transformed so they can be used for other things, even changing their names sometimes, a new landscape full of grandeur is being unveiled before us. (17 photos)




On the Eve of Mother’s Day in Cuba

May 13, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Today, Saturday, May 13, 2017, the festival of flowers is celebrated in anticipation of Mother’s Day, on Calle 12 between 23 and Zapata. While the selection isn’t very good this year, it’s still a place to purchase a gift to take to mothers’ homes on Sunday. (15 photos)




May Day Cuba 2017 Photos

May 1, 2017 | 7 comments

Besides rejoicing the gains may be Cuban workers, the event, which always draws hundreds of thousands of Cubans and many foreign visitors, also championed the causes of the embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and expressed eternal support for Fidel and Raul Castro. (44 photos)




Havana in Orbit with Jazz

April 28, 2017 | 5 comments

Havana is the host city for the activities this week which accompany celebrations for International Jazz Day which will be commemorated on April 30th 2017. Cuban pianist Alejandro Falcon with his group and students kicked off the event on Wednesday. (10 photos)