Since the revolution of 1959, Cuba has walked a tightrope. With the collapse of the USSR and the onset of the “Special Period,” that tightrope grew thinner. Yet Cuba has...
Author - Isabelle DeSisto
Isabelle DeSisto researches Soviet-Cuban educational collaboration. She first became interested in Cuba after spending a semester studying abroad at the University of Havana in 2018, and later conducted extensive research in Cuba for her master's thesis. Isabelle holds a B.A. in Government and an M.A. in Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia from Harvard University. She is an avid swimmer and one day hopes to get a SCUBA diving license.
Lucky for you plant-based eaters, vegetarian-friendly restaurants have been popping up all over the Cuban capital as more and more private paladares open their doors.
Setting foot in Nazdarovie, Havana’s Soviet-themed restaurant, is like entering a time machine.
In La paloma y la ley, photographer Lisette Poole tells a modern migration story humanized through beautiful, poignant imagery.