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The Way of the Saints

One of the many shrines inside the House of Santeria in Callejon de Hamel, Cuba. People who practice the syncretic religion of Santeria worship many gods. All around the house were figures of different ethnicities, like seen here an Arabic, a Navajo Native American, an African American and a Caucasian all on the same ledge. Photo by Rick Ricioppo.

By Briana Lionetti Callejon de Hamel, Cuba – At the House of Santeria in Callejon de Hamel, Cuba, one will find statues of Navajo Native Americans, Chinese Buddhists, and Jesus Christ on the cross. There are also gifts to the … Continue reading

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Sunday in Havana

Cristina Escobar speaks with students about the unique state of journalism in Cuba. Photo Credit: Rick Ricioppo.

By Alexa Coveney Today is our second day in Havana. We met with Cristina Escobar Domínguez, a Cuban television broadcaster and journalist. She is the host of a weekly television talk show, “Once a Week,” which focuses on Cuban art, … Continue reading

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