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Photos of the Side of Havana That Most People Never See

Award-winning photographer Rose Marie Cromwell's work marries art and journalism seamlessly.
Elyssa Goodman
2.21.19
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Vibrant Photos of Cuban Pigeon Racing

Carlos Jaramillo revisits a pigeon racer and his beautifully dyed birds in Havana.
Carlos Jaramillo
8.9.18
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Superorganism's "Havana" Cover Will Get It Stuck In Your Head Again

The sprawling group covered Camila Cabello's "Havana-oh-na-na-my god I have been singing this song for my entire life" for Spotify Singles.
Lauren O'Neill
3.22.18
Scene Reports

In Havana, Heavy Metal Is a Struggle

Despite a lack of resources and endless bureaucratic red tape, the Cuban extreme metal scene is flourishing.
Joe Henley
10.23.17
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U.S. to pull embassy staff out of Cuba as mystery attacks continue

David Gilbert
9.27.17
The September Stories Issue

Ernest Hemingway's Likeness Is Being Used to Sell Tourism in Havana

America's literary hero is big business in a country most Americans can't visit.
Avi Davis
9.14.17
Features

Major Lazer's Cuba Documentary Isn't Another "Gringo on Vacation" Film

'Give Me Future' director Austin Peters discusses the challenges of shooting the globe-trotting trio's historic 2016 Havana concert.
Tina Hassannia
5.8.17
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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.
Manuello Paganelli
12.4.16
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Miami and Havana reacted differently to the death of Fidel Castro

Tess Owen
11.27.16
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Watch Our Entire Three Part Series on the History of Electronic Music In Cuba

In SUB.Culture:Cuba we look at how pioneering electroacoustic musicians and a younger generation of DJ/producers have bridged the island's gap between technology and electronic beats.
THUMP Staff
9.19.16
Features

Meet DJ Jigüe, Cuba’s Answer to J Dilla

The producer brought hip-hop to the island—now he's ready to introduce his electrified Afro-Cuban rhythms to the world.
Greg Scruggs
8.24.16
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Yulieski Gurriel's MLB Debut Was the End of an Era for Cuban Baseball

For many years, the Cuban government hailed baseball player Yulieski Gurriel as a symbol of the success of the revolution. On Sunday, Gurriel, only months after defecting from Cuba, made his MLB debut.
Jorge Arangure Jr.
8.22.16
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