Expect days with isolated clouds and a low probability of showers and rains. The winds will be from the east, weak in the mornings and with speeds between 15 and 25 km/h in the afternoons. The maximum temperatures will vary between 30 and 32° C (86 and 90 F) and the lows will be between 20 and 23° C (68 and 73 F).
Despite US president Trump's talk of walls and deportations, other new approaches have sprung up for potential immigrants detained in the USA. We examine one that's clearly not a panacea but some consider better than prolonged imprisonment.
Usually when I travel, I record interviews with residents who share about their lives. I didn't anticipate doing this in Cuba. I worried about the risks. But then Juan Manuel Menendez sat down with me in a Havana park and talked about issues that have long been off-limits to Cubans.
Claribel was a neighborhood representative and president of a municipal government. She has experience working as a leader of state bodies but today runs her own hostel. She told me that she doesn’t want to know anything about the Cuban electoral system.
Since 2013, Ana Lyem Laraes is the main artist at the Zenit Tattoo studio, located in the town of Santa Fe on the outskirts of Havana. In the beginning, she didn’t have much more than a needle, some ink and her friends’ willingness to be her “pioneering” clients.
Angel Valodia Matos is the only ever Cuban Taekwondo Olympic Champion. With an interesting CV, he’s had a more than a commendable sports career, however, he is unfortunately remembered more for having kicked a referee in the face during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Raul Castro began his tenure in office with reforms that opened the Cuban economy to small private sectors and with the reestablishment of relations with the United States. However during recent years, the pace of opening slowed and the thaw with Washington came to a halt, leaving the new president to take office this week many pending tasks.
Artist Reynier Leyva Novo made official his 3800 CUC (=USD) donation to the #00 Havana Biennial, which will be held from May 5th-15th.
Untreated garbage and muck thrown into the Quibo River travels 27 kilometers and even reaches Havana’s University of the Arts (ISA). A group of students and environmentalists decided to draw attention to the serious contamination problem.