Life, Culture and Travels from the perspective of a Cuban

Today all Cubans celebrate “el Día de la Caridad del Cobre” (Lady of Charity’s Day). Some call it Caridad or Cachita, others call it Oshun and many, like me, by either name. I am happy I am wearing a yellow hoodie today without even thinking about it. Yellow is Caridad’s colour and many Cubans around […]

There are not plenty of stories I can recall from the Cuban 80’s regarding religion. Being in primary school I was growing up to be a complete atheist, never baptized, never introduced to religion at home or at school. The vague idea of the existence of God I had was brought to me by very […]