Havana Flowers: Is There Time for Beauty?

This time of year, it is common to see different species of trees with blossoms on parks and avenues throughout the city. These trees not only afford us a bit of shade and oxygenate the air, they also notably embellish our surroundings with their flowers during particularly hot days. (16 photos)

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World Environment Day Highlighted from Cuba

This year, World Environment Day is being celebrated in Barbados, under the slogan of “Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level.” Its aim is to raise awareness about this delicate issue, which endangers the very existence of small countries (that could one day be left beneath sea-level). Cuba is an island country that faces severe challenges if this occurs. (27 fotos)

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Havana’s Dispossessed

Like any other city in the world, Havana is not without underprivileged individuals living in abject poverty who barely manage to survive every day, particularly near the end of their days. We must acknowledge the many things done in Cuba to help the disabled, children, young people and the elderly. These things, however, are apparently not enough. (23 photos)

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