tu cuba Tag

08 Apr Living on the Hyphen

I knew the impermeable smell of Violetas, most of the street names en El Vedado, the slang from the chusmeria, and the aroma of frijoles negros cooking on the stove. I even had the memories. The black and white store fronts and the sepia-toned images...

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29 Jun The bearded queen in Havana

As a Miami born-and-raised Cuban American, I grew up with many misconceptions about Cuba, its government, and its people. Time and time again, I would search for articles or videos on LGBTQ life in Cuba, but what I found was very limiting and unsatisfying. With...

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09 Apr Cuba through a lens

Last summer, I was lucky to be selected to visit Cuba with CubaOne Foundation. [gallery ids="18580,18581,18582,18583,18584,18585,18586,18587,18588,18589,18590,18591,18592,18593"] As an American with family from Havana, I had always been anxious to visit Cuba, and in 2016 I finally had an opportunity to experience modern Cuban culture for myself. The trip...

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