cuba

Views My Own

The Pope Soccer Ball Meme Is the Perfect Metaphor for a Broken Religion

As Francis issued some of his harshest words yet on the sex abuse crisis, a Cuban circus performer helped make him a meme.
Alex Norcia
1.3.19
cuba

Nitza Villapol Taught Generations of Cubans How to Make Do and Eat Well

To say that Nitza Villapol wrote the most important Cuban cookbook would be to understate her influence.
Ashley Rodriguez
12.13.18
Photo

Vibrant Photos of Cuban Pigeon Racing

Carlos Jaramillo revisits a pigeon racer and his beautifully dyed birds in Havana.
Carlos Jaramillo
8.8.18
Travel

The Cheapest Places to Travel This Summer to Save on Airfare

Avoid hoards of tourists and sky-high prices by strategically booking trips when destinations aren’t as popular.
Melissa Kravitz
6.8.18
Ice Cream

The History of Cuba's Ongoing Obsession with Ice Cream

From 15-scoop sundaes to Castro's infatuation with a white-uddered cow, Cuba's relationship with ice cream has always been a passionate affair.
Myles Karp
5.10.18
Art

Ana Mendieta Fought for Women's Rights and Paid with Blood

The fearless artist was outspoken about issues like campus rape and domestic violence when they were still taboo.
Miss Rosen
4.30.18
sonic attack

Canada Is Pulling Diplomats’ Families From Cuba Over Mysterious ‘Acquired Brain Injury’

This follows concerns of “sonic attacks” against US and Canadian diplomats on Cuban soil.
Tracey Lindeman
4.17.18
true crime

How a Bay of Pigs Survivor Became a Brutal American Mobster

The mess of a CIA operation had horrific consequences for the organized crime scene back in the United States.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.18
Photos

Cuba's Sparse and Poetic Storefront Windows

Window-dressers employed by Cuba’s bureau of advertising work to transform actual scarcity into imaginative displays.
Alexa Hoyer
12.27.17
VWOS Season One

The Real Story of Baseball in Cuba: VWOS

As Cuba and America embark on a seismic shift, Cuban ballplayers are caught in the middle: forced to wait on diplomacy or risk their lives for their chance at the Majors.
VICE Sports
12.21.17
Photo

Electrifying Photos of Cuba's Thriving Music Scene

Photographer Thomas Pratt's new book focuses on the everyday lives of rappers, drummers, and rumba groups in Santiago de Cuba.
Elizabeth Renstrom
12.4.17
Views My Own

I Forgot I Was a Refugee

But Donald Trump's presidency reminded me in a hurry.
David Eng
11.13.17
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