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Escuela de Taller Looks to Renovate Old Havana

By Kayla Shults Havana, Cuba – Juan Jesus Gesen Musa works as the director at Escuela de Taller in Havana, Cuba. The school trains students in construction and when they graduate, they work for the historical center to restore the buildings of Old … Continue reading

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Salsa and a One Course Meal

By Abby Del Vecchio I awoke panicking at four a.m. The last thing I remember was lying down to take a quick 45-minute nap at six p.m., before getting ready for dinner. “I wonder if anyone else went to dinner,” … 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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