Last week we ran a piece by photojournalist and Cuba travel vet Christopher P. Baker titled What Cuba Needs To Do To Put Food on the Table, about how Cuba can leverage its agriculture to feed its people. Christopher is a talented and experienced journalist with a one-of-a-kind perspective on Cuba and US-Cuba relations. He’s also an extremely talented photographer.
He shared many of photos for that story, including some that we didn’t use but deserve to be shared. This was one of them. We wanted to share it as our Photo of the Month because it’s an inside look at the Cuban people. Specifically, it documents picking up rations at a state-run bodega in Trinidad. At the end of the day, it’s all about the people. And, the more we can share their faces, like this photo, the more we can do to stay connected with Cuba’s human side of things. Lest we lose site of our own “human side of things.”
Do you have a photo from Cuba to share with us? Each month we’re using this space to share one of your Cuba photos, so if you’re interested in sharing one of your best, please let us know.