Cuba’s Grand Tour Kicks Off in Guantanamo

A field of 87 cyclists embarked on a journey over 150 km long between the City of Baracoa and Guantanamo’s provincial capital on Wednesday, taking part in the fifth edition of the much-anticipated National Classic Grand Tour. (18 photos)

Kids Birthdays in Cuba: a Clown, Magician and More…

A child’s birthday without a pinata isn’t really a party, it isn’t a party if the Clown is missing neither. Today, hiring one or several clowns to liven up parties is the norm here in Guantanamo, something which wasn’t the case some years back. (11 photos)

Havana International Book Fair 2018 in Pictures

The Havana International Book Fair, Cuba’s most popular annual event, reaches its half way point on Tuesday.  There is still plenty of time visit the fair’s main and sub-venues through February 11th. (41 photos)

A Day of Sun and Rain in Baracoa, Cuba

The year started off with more rain the usual in the far eastern Cuban province of Guantanamo and in Baracoa it continues to rain, with its characteristic intermittent sun and precipitation. (10 photos)

As the Cuban Revolution Turns 59

January 1, 2018, marks the 59th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Some Cubans will celebrate as stated in the official media: “Inspired by the example of the eternal Commander and Chief Fidel Castro, Havana celebrates the 59th anniversary…” while others will just be celebrating the New Year. (20 photos)

End of Year Photos from Downtown Havana

In his photography Juan Suarez is often trying to give us a look at day-to-day life in the center of the Cuban capital where he lives. He captures people going about their daily activities, the buildings and the streets. Today he brings us a selection of end of year pictures taken in November and December, 2017.
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We Visit Bayamo, Granma in Eastern Cuba

Bayamo was one of the first villages founded in Cuba by the Spanish. Nowadays Bayamo has a population of around 250,000 inhabitants. It is a quiet, clean city, with hospitable and friendly people. (26 photos)

Havana Behind Bars

For a long time iron grids have been part of our architectural structure. Evidently we live behind bars. To feel safe we need something to protect our doors and windows and there is nothing better than an iron trellis. (60 photos)