Telling Stories for Women who Love

With a one-person presentation: “Women who love for better or worse”, oral story-teller Mirta Portillo came to perform at Havana’s Casa de la Poesia, last Thursday September 26th. Linking stories about five Marias, the narrator revealed lives that would be common for any woman anywhere in the world. (22 photos)

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An Eco-activism Meeting in Cuba

An eco-activist needs to have the awareness and conviction that they are doing something good at every level, for the environment which they understand to be their own, for the environment that belongs to their loved ones and for the environment that belongs to society as a whole.

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The Three Kings Visit Havana’s Children

When I asked a 6-year-old boy if his grandmother had bought him the tanker truck he was pulling along on a string through the entire house as a present, he stared at me, thinking about his response, standing still and not pulling his truck along anymore. The old lady, who was observing the conversation, decided to intervene: “The Three Kings brought this toy, as well as the bowling set.”

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