July 4, 2017 I was never one to celebrate the fourth of July, always falling asleep against the sounds of what could have been fireworks or gunshots (I live in Little Havana). But I never figured I would spent the holiday in another country. Especially a country that has a long history of hating mine….
It wasn’t a conventional museum. Nothing was organized and half of the items on display were fading away.
There’s nothing quite like this place.
Eight-five-years-old and she had the mind of a steel-trap door.
I was hesitant to go to Cuba.
Vilma Espin had many roles during her life
“We do not give what we have in excess; we share all that we have.”
It is so easy for many people in Western society to dismiss gender inequality when their women aren’t being forced into marriages, circumcisions, or inhibited from getting an education or medical help. But then what do you call Domestic Abuse?
It’s strange to think that in April 1959, Fidel Castro, after seizing control in Cuba, was greeted warmly into the US.