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Past Stories, Present Realities

A sixteen-year-old Cuban boy who has just started discovering the world cannot believe that back in 1965 it was impossible to freely …

Bety, la loca. Photo: Frank Correa

Experts Gone Mad

The increase in the number of Cubans suffering from insanity is a consequence of a crisis faced by the affected, which may …

Havana. Photo: PIN

Seeking the Spirit of Fidel

The world goes on after Fidel Castro’s death, his ashes preserved for future generations as if they were relics or mummies of …

La bolita cubana

Ninety, twenty-five, twenty-six

Five days after the announcement of Fidel’s death, an atmosphere of grief and mourning could be felt both in Havana and in …

Photo: PIN

The Only Farm Cart

After legalization of private businesses in Cuba three years ago, carts with farm products appeared in Cuban streets, to a huge relief …

Foto: PIN

A Cuban Travels Abroad

Armando Rey (50), a Havana native, used to belong to those Cubans who thought they would never get to know a different …

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A Family’s Destiny

Pedro Figueredo Perucho, a citizen of Palma Soriano, was transferred to a hospital in the city of Santiago with acute renal insufficiency, …

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Paranoia

Argimiro Caro was an activist for democracy in Cuba till migrated to other lands in 2005. A long time ago, he swore …