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Photos That Marry Art and Journalism Seamlessly

Award-winning photographer Rose Marie Cromwell shares intimate, unseen sides of Miami and Havana
Elyssa Goodman
2.20.19
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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
8.8.18
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What Life Is Like for a Castro-Hating Dissident Living in Cuba

As Cuba prepares for Trump to re-escalate the embargo and travel ban, residents say the move won't do anything to lift political oppression.
Justin Glawe
11.6.17
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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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.
Maureen Muse
10.5.16
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Watch Our Entire Three-Part Series on the History of Electronic Music In Cuba

In SUB.Culture:Cuba we learn how a few 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 helped bring hip-hop to the island—now he's ready to introduce his electrified Afro-Cuban rhythms to the world.
Greg Scruggs
8.24.16
sub.culture

After a Historic Year For Their Music Scene, Electronic Music In Cuba Is Here to Stay

In the the third installment of the series, we head to Santiago de Cuba, to see how dance music’s path through the decades has resulted in the scene’s most vibrant moment.
David Garber
8.11.16
sub.culture

Here’s How Cuba’s First DJs Turned Economic Turmoil Into an Underground House and Techno Movement

In the economically devastated early 90s, DJs like Djoy de Cuba, Wichy de Vedado, and DJ Jigue, found catharsis in a new community of parties, clubs, and sounds.
David Garber
8.4.16
sub.culture

Meet the Electroacoustic Pioneers Who Inspired Cuba's Dance Music Scene

Decades later, their work inspired a younger generation of DJs who helped push the island's burgeoning dance music community.
David Garber
7.28.16
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