cuba

9.23.18

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.

8.10.18

Vibrant Photos of Cuban Pigeon Racing

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

12.28.17

Cuba's Sparse and Scrappy Storefront Windows

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

11.7.17

Documenting the Colors and Complexities of ‘90s Cuba

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

9.4.17

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?

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12.4.16

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.

10.5.16

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.