The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Portraits of working women: Overcoming ‘machismo’ in Cuba

Portraits of working women: Overcoming 'machismo' in Cuba
August 29, 2017

Inside the dim doorway of a crumbling, unmarked building in Old Havana, 33-year-old Lily Castro Sevilla prepares her makeshift wooden nail station for the next customer. Half-empty nail polish reminiscent...

Cuban restaurants find ways to thrive despite US embargo

Cuban restaurants find ways to thrive despite US embargo
August 28, 2017

Shortly after 12 p.m. on a Thursday in Old Havana, a man donned in chef’s outfit is yelling out to people as they pass by in the sweltering sun. The chef is wearing a white hat and a short-sleeve shirt,...

Has Fidel Castro’s death changed anything in the country?

Has Fidel Castro’s death changed anything in the country?
July 12, 2017

On Nov. 25, 2016, Cubans celebrated with pots and pans in the streets of Miami, joyful of what they thought would be a turning point for their homeland, Cuba. In the United States, we received...

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