Archive for May, 2010

Beach 16 in Miramar, Havana

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis

This is Beach 16, where we all swam when we were young. I give you this photo for all the nostalgics who spent their Sundays on this beach. Here you can see how it looked last Sunday. Currently there is a Triumphal Arch on the beach, built by its admirers.

Low or High Tourism in Havana

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis

Central Havana, Low or High Tourism.

Photo of the Day in Havana, Cuba

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis

Calle 19 in El Vedado, Havana, Cuba. Under the strong sun this poor man sleeps in plain sight.

The Trees in My Neighborhood

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis


Here is how a tree was left in my neighborhood of El Vedado in Havana, Cuba.

The Corner of Prado and Trocadero in Havana

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis


This is the corner of Prado and Trocadero in Havana, Cuba, the famous corner where the writer Jose Lezema Lima lived.

TV Personality Carlos Otero’s House in Havana Converted into a State Property

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis


Here you see the sign that announces a business in what was the home of TV personality Carlos Otero, now exiled in Miami. The house is in the Miramar neighborhood in Havana.

House of TV Personality Carlos Otero in Havana, Now a State Property

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 31, 2010 by Pedro Luis


The Media Informs

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 29, 2010 by Pedro Luis

Spanish post
May 26 2010

                         

The Moving Greeting from Yoani Sanchez: Freedom of Expression Perfil Prize

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 28, 2010 by Pedro Luis

The moving greeting of Yoani Sanchez.

Watch the video recorded in Havana on receiving her Freedom of Expression Perfil prize.

http://www.perfil.com/contenidos/2010/05/28/noticia_0013.html

Yoani Sánchez accepts her prize from Havana.

Not allowed to travel to Argentina to receive the International Freedom of Expression Prize from the publisher Perfil, the blogger Yoani Sanchez received the statute in Havana and recorded some words of thanks which were shown during the celebration last night at the Hotel Sheraton.  Watch her moving message.

Meeting of the Platform Candidates for Change

Posted in Pedro Luis on May 27, 2010 by Pedro Luis


Photo from the Archive: Silvio with Juan Juan the wife of Yamil. (Fotos desde Cuba).