New Year 2019 in Havana, Cuba

The stuffed old man was burned at midnight opening the door to 2019. Cubans celebrated New Years however they could in these times of economic difficulties and shortages. For some, going out on the street at midnight with suitcases is a good omen to be able to travel abroad during the coming year. (26 photos)

As the Cuban Revolution Turns 59

January 1, 2018, marks the 59th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Some Cubans will celebrate as stated in the official media: “Inspired by the example of the eternal Commander and Chief Fidel Castro, Havana celebrates the 59th anniversary…” while others will just be celebrating the New Year. (20 photos)

End of Year Photos from Downtown Havana

In his photography Juan Suarez is often trying to give us a look at day-to-day life in the center of the Cuban capital where he lives. He captures people going about their daily activities, the buildings and the streets. Today he brings us a selection of end of year pictures taken in November and December, 2017.
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Havana Behind Bars

For a long time iron grids have been part of our architectural structure. Evidently we live behind bars. To feel safe we need something to protect our doors and windows and there is nothing better than an iron trellis. (60 photos)