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A World Beyond Havana

Photo by Kayla Shults.

By Kayla Shults Las Terrazas, Cuba — Las Terrazas is only 37 miles west of Havana, but feels as though it is another world away. The land is over 12,000 acres of forest, lakes, flora and waterfalls that was sanctioned … Continue reading

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From Tourist to Tour Guide

Cloonan moved to Cuba after a life-changing trip to the country in 2012. Photo by Rick RIcioppo.

Story by Briana Lionetti Video by Rick Ricioppo Havana, Cuba – When Chris Cloonan got through security at the Jose Marti Airport in Cuba, he heard a¬†security guard yell his name. He immediately put his hands up in the air. … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Catholicism in Cuba

Habana Christ ADV

Story and Video by Janelle Clausen Audio Story by Emily Benson Havana, Cuba¬†— Cristo de La Habana, a 20-meter tall marble masterpiece of Jesus Christ, overlooks the city from La Cabana Hill. His empty eyes see all of Havana and … Continue reading

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Creating Kings of the Ring

Coach Nardo Mestre Flores, 64,  demonstrates appropriate technique. Photo by Alexa Coveney.

By Janelle Clausen Havana, Cuba – Aging sheet metal, rusting beams and aging walls protect the open-air Rafael Trejo boxing gym from the elements. The tarmac is torn, there are cracks in the concrete and the fences are aging with … Continue reading

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