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Last week, while I was at nightclub in Cuba, a band started playing a song praising President Obama. NG La Banda broke into the tune around 1 AM at the Casa de la Music in Havana. “Obama, Obama get crazy and come to Havana,” they screamed, while a meme-y video of Obama dancing behind a […]

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There are no mosques in Cuba. The closest thing there is to a public prayer room for Muslims is an exhibit of a prayer room at a state-run Arabic museum in old Havana. Inside the Casa de los Arabes, which translates to “House of Arabs,” there are mannequins and dioramas of old school-looking Arabs in […]

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Unlike Cairo, where cats roam the streets, in Havana, it’s all about the dogs. They run shit. All across the city you can find them, just chilling. These island hounds are reportedly well taken care of by the the government’s social welfare programs and some even get to call a museum home. Click through the […]

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When President Obama announced that the U.S. would be lifting its sanctions on Cuba for the first time in 54 years, I had to jet down there and document the island nation before the massive and inevitable change that is sure to sweep across the entire country. I spent five days in Havana, the island’s […]

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