Protester disrupts start of Cuba's annual May Day parade
Wearing a Cuban flag T-shirt and gripping the Stars and Stripes above his head, he stayed ahead of two similarly dressed security agents until he was swarmed by other officials and tripped over his own feet. The identity of the protester detained Monday was not clear, and no dissident group immediately claimed him as a member. While it has relaxed control of many aspects of everyday life, Cuba's single-party Communist government maintains practically zero tolerance for political protest…
Cinema Paraíso Rosana Díaz-Zambrana, Ph.D., Patricia Tomé, Ph.D., Department of Modern Languages & Literature Cinema Paraíso (Isla Negra Editores, San Juan. 2010). Cinema Paraiso is an anthology which reunites 26 essays that reflect on the visual manifestations and representations of identity, culture, and traditions integral to the Hispanic Caribbean cinema, particularly that one of Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
12 Books that Illuminate the Beautiful and Complex History of Cuba
Until recently, the fraught relationship between the United States and Cuba has made it difficult for Americans to fully experience Cuba—except through books, that is. But even as tourism to Havana and its environs may soon become commonplace, literature continues to play a crucial role in shaping and reinforcing the complex identity of the country for natives and foreigners alike. Here are twelve books that illuminate Cuba through time, space, and memory.
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No one can really say they have experienced the real #Cuba if they haven't been to the Malecon. Holding a special place in the heart of every citizen of #Havana, this panoramic seawall promenade is a form of identity and a focal point in the city, facing the sea on one side and a long line of impressive colonial buildings and striking architectural marvels on the other. http://holidayplace.co.uk/blogs/posts/110124/malecon-of-havana