A country’s sights can tell you a lot–but so can its words. For a glimpse into Cuba, take a look at this collection of signs and scribblings from a summer on the island.
(The photos that appear in this piece were taken by the author during a trip to Havana’s Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. The artworks were made by Cuban painters in the last century.) When University of Havana sociologist Magela Romero […]
¿Dónde puedo comprar huevos? I asked our host, Isis, curious about acquiring some fresh eggs. If anyone knew where they could be found, it would be the woman who serves us two hefty plates of fried, scrambled, or omelet-style eggs […]
[Relaxing on the Malecón.] On May 26th, 2019, our group of twelve arrived at the Jose Martí International Airport in Havana, fleeing New York City on what was by far the warmest day of spring. While we waited for the […]
Between calling it “time of the month,” “Aunt Flo,” or even “Shark Week,” we’ve come up with endless euphemisms to avoid that dreaded word: period. That’s partly why, when director Rayka Zehtabchi accepted the Oscar for Best Documentary Short at […]