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· December, 2005

Stories about Cuba from December, 2005

Cuba: Blessings from Bamboleo

Farandulera has a video clip of Bamboleo's lead singer, Tanya Pantoja blessing the audience during a show in Havana this past summer.

Cuba: Tolerance of Homosexuality

Leftside says a new exhibit in Cuba by photographer Robert Mapplethorpe signals an attitude shift in Cuban society regarding tolerance of homosexuality.

Panama, Cuba: How To Roast A Pig The Cuban Way

Melissa, The Cooking Diva writes with pride about having “Latino blood” and then points readers to fellow Panamanian chef, Elena Hernandez, who lets out her Cuban father's secret recipes of...

Cuba, Dominican Republic, USA: World Baseball Classic

Steven Mansour asks for the justification for not allowing Cuba's baseball team to play in the inaugural World Baseball Classic. Meanwhile, World Baseball Classic Blog says that New York-born Alex...

Cuba: Code Pink's Visit

Steven Mansour and Val Prieto each note that Code Pink will be visiting Cuba for New Year's.

Cuba, Caribbean: Tourism and Imperialism

wayne&wax takes aim at a recent article in the New York Times about Cuba's burgeoning tourist industry in which Ian Schrager describes Jamaica and the Dominican Republic as “atolls” compared...

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