Daily Archives: October 1, 2011
September 30, 2011 2:31 PM
Florida musicians play Cuba in cultural exchange
(AP) HAVANA — Lilting wind tones filled the pillared hall of a historic former church in Old Havana on Friday as a quintet of musicians from Florida performed… Continue reading
September 30, 2011 8:16 PM
American held in Cuba gets Rosh Hashanah visitBy Portia Siegelbaum
Jailed U.S. contractor Alan Gross shared honey cake and coffee with leaders of Cuba's Jewish community on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, according to one… Continue reading
Notes from a Liberating Passage / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G.
The sun was burning like never before over Eastern Cuba. It was September 10th when we immersed ourselves in the hills of Baracoa, we had to… Continue reading
Any Old Registry Office / Rebeca MonzoRebeca Monzo, Translator: Espirituana
The Registry Offices on my planet have become human concentrations or people's saunas. The long lines overflow to the outside of the building, most of them ending on the street,… Continue reading
Citizen Evening: First Free Territory of Cuba / Angel SantiestebanAngel Santiesteban, Translator: Unstated
A group of civil rights activists gather every Tuesday and Thursday between 6:00 and 8:00 PM in the park at 31st and 41st, at the corner of… Continue reading
CDR, Castro's Popular Weapon / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: Regina Anavy
On September 28, 1960, while homemade bombs and firecrackers were being detonated by his political opponents, an angry Fidel Castro created the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution… Continue reading
Realism, yes. Magic, well, not so much / Regina CoyulaRegina Coyula, Translator: Espirituana
This picture was take in the lobby of the Luis de la Puente Uceda Hospital in La Víbora.
THE PORK HAS ARRIVED.
THE SALE… Continue reading
For the bangers of Havana, it's the end of the road
Cuba's rusting, outdated cars are part of the city's tourist appeal. But their days may be numberedBy Simon CalderFriday, 30 September 2011
You step off the plane at Jose… Continue reading