Alejandro Cepero

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Welcome to Havana

Flying into Havana after dark, I was struck by how dimly lit the city was. Touching down, it was the darkest airstrip I'd ever landed on. For such a big and important city, the airport felt provincial -- a hint at the economic struggles that plague this island just 90 miles south of Florida, with a …

Havana: The Caribbean's Mightiest Port, 500 Years Ago

A first stop for any sightseer in Havana is the fort. Peering across its rusty old cannon to see how a tiny and easily protected strait of water led to a calm and secure harbor, and hearing stories of how the Caribbean-European trading vessels would gather here before crossing the Atlantic in a …

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The USA, the USSR, and Cuba

Two of the most striking buildings in Havana are the embassies of Russia and the USA. Immediately after Castro's victory in 1960, there was hope of a friendly relationship between Cuba and the United States. But after a battle of wills over issues of Cuban independence, neither party blinked, and …

How To Use WiFi in Cuba

Kim, Lucas and I recently got back from <b>our final trip of 2015 to Cuba</b>.<p>Cuba has long been a country that I’ve wanted to visit and it was exciting from …

100 California Wineries Establish A Beachhead In Cuba

In July 2015, Cuban sommeliers—twenty of them invited by Californians Building Bridges—visited North Bay California wineries to taste and to bind a few ties.<p>The visit was in preparation for the new commercial relationship expected between the U.S. and Cuba since the two presidents, Obama and …

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