The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Daisy Ortiz

Daisy Ortiz
August 23, 2017

Small business, big surprise Havana is a mix between gray and white. I say gray because unfortunately for some and a blessing for others, even the best parts of Havana aren’t what you would see in...

Patriotism, rebellion, relics in Cuba

Patriotism, rebellion, relics in Cuba
August 2, 2017

After arriving in Cuba, it did not take long to see how the Cubans honor the revolution that occurred over fifty-years ago. I saw many billboards and murals in and around Havana that praised the uprising...

Cuban lifestyle makes big impact

Cuban lifestyle makes big impact
July 26, 2017

Two weeks ago, I was a travel enthusiast and a student who wanted to accumulate as many credits as possible in order to graduate next spring. The study abroad program in Cuba seemed like the perfect opportunity,...

Money conversion causes confusion for tourists in Cuba

Money conversion causes confusion for tourists in Cuba
July 26, 2017

My parents always demanded that my siblings and I speak only Spanish in our household. We would learn English in school, so for the most part we followed their rule, not realizing how much it would pay...

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