Culture, Lifestyle, Travel, Cuba
By Simon Lee ●
Issue 40 (November/December 1999)
Fidel was there to greet me when I landed at José Martí airport humming Yo soy un hombre sincero. He was everywhere at once, declaiming...
Culture, Arts and Architecture, History, Lifestyle, Travel, Cuba
By Martin Charles and Juliet Barclay ●
Issue 3 (Autumn 1992)
“This is one of the renowndest and strongest places of all the West Indies . . . From hence is transported huge quantity of Tobacco ....
Culture, Arts, People, Cuba
By Geoffrey MacLean ●
Issue 8 (Winter 1993)
It was a long flight, and there was plenty of time to think about the art of the Caribbean and its place on the international stage. For me...
By Juliet Barclay ●
Issue 9 (Spring 1994)
“If you walked into that water now,” a friend of mine said in Havana, “you’d come out dyed blue.” The sea off...
Culture, Arts, Festivals and Events, Cuba
By Christopher Cozier ●
Issue 11 (Autumn 1994)
In the United States they have pop culture and Madonna, in the Caribbean we have Fidel and Bob Marley. Several of my friends: born in the...
Culture, People, Travel, Cuba
By Nazma Muller ●
Issue 17 (January/February 1996)
I am no great pillar of capitalism. But you see communism? I can’t afford it. One night of socialist fever almost killed my feeble...
Culture, Lifestyle, Literature, People, Cuba
By Judith Laird ●
Issue 30 (March/April 1998)
In 1994, when I was working in a hospital in Cuba, I got the opportunity to travel to Jamaica. At that time, people in Cuba were trying to...
Culture, Arts, Literature, Cuba
By James Ferguson ●
Issue 63 (September/October 2003)
It was Georges Simenon, creator of Inspector Maigret, who once famously boasted that he had slept with a thousand women. (Later, someone...
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