Category Archives for Cuba.

Buena Vista Social Club: A Snapshot of Another Havana

Buena Vista Social Club

Ever since I first heard Buena Vista Social Club nearly 20 years ago and saw the Oscar-nominated movie a few years later, it’s been on my bucket list to see them perform live. That was a difficult feat prior to last year when Cuba travel became legal again. Hearing them perform was no small part of…

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Are Communism and Safety Fears Keeping Americans Away From Cuba?

Old car in Cuba

A year after the US eased travel restrictions to Cuba, Americans are actually less willing to visit the island. In 2017, only 40% of Americans are interested in taking a trip to Cuba. That’s down 2% from last year. As a result, major airlines are already pulling out of the market or reducing the number of flights to the island.  And many…

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