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The family in their peaceful protest. Photo by Mario Hechavarria Driggs

Street Blocked by a Family

Not long ago, a Havana family decided to block a street with their belongings in a protest against the government’s failure to …

Fiat 125. Illustrative image.

Brave Women

Catalina Pereira drives a worn down Fiat 125 down the streets of Havana. She is a humble woman of big stature. She …

State Stalls. Photo by Yunia Figueredo

Cuba, A Disaster Far from Typical

The parade of recovery initiatives launched after Hurricane Irma hit Cuba would make a good script for any type of surrealist work. …

Fidel and Raúl Castro. Photo: Tania Díaz Castro

The man who has always ruled

As he has always ruled with his brother, Raúl Castro did not need to wait for power. Instead, he preferred to walk …

Buses in Cuba. Photo: Iris Mariño

Changes in Transport

Over the last few days, the inhabitants of Havana have seen a higher number of buses circulating through the city. This has …