Why a Community of Punks Chose to Infect Themselves with HIV in Castro's Cuba

To escape persecution, Los Frikis chose to give themselves HIV for a chance at life in a Cuban AIDS sanitarium.


Vibrant Photos of Cuban Pigeon Racing

Carlos Jaramillo revisits a pigeon racer and his beautifully dyed birds in Havana.


Cuba's Sparse and Scrappy Storefront Windows

Window-dressers employed by Cuba’s bureau of advertising work to transform actual scarcity into imaginative displays.


Documenting the Colors and Complexities of ‘90s Cuba

Tria Giovan shares never-before-seen photographs of the island.


Cuba's Black Market Is a Website That Exists Primarily Offline

How do you navigate to a website when you don't have the internet?


Documenting 25 Years of Cuba's Overlooked Optimism

Starting with a trip to find long-lost relatives in the late 80s, photographer Manuello Paganelli has visited Cuba dozens of times, documenting a vibrant, optimistic side of the nation's culture.


How Cubans Are Using Their Country's First WiFi Hotspots

These hotspots are often inconvenient, and they're not free. But for many Cubans, they provide a vital window to the outside world.