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Photographing Cuba: Fifty years after the Revolution

Posted by in Art and Culture, Caribbean, Trip Participant Stories on 21st October, 2010 | 2 Comments

Her first photograph, TrinidadIn September 2010, Reality Tour participant Harlan Crowder went to Cuba with the Business of Art & Technology in Cuba delegation. Read the story behind two of Harlan’s favorite photographs that he made on the trip. My personal mission on this trip was to photograph and document Cuban life and society as I experienced it. […]
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A Big Win for Travel to Cuba: Update

Posted by in Caribbean on 6th July, 2010 | 1 Comment

CubanSchoolChildren_banner-300x235Here’s the most recent update from the Latin America Working Group in Washington, D.C.: It’s not every day that we get to write you about a historic legislative victory for a more humane, sensible, and just U.S. policy towards Cuba; but today isn’t just any old day. In a thrilling “mark-up” session Wednesday in the […]
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Unique opportunity for all persons interested to travel to Cuba legally!

Posted by in Caribbean on 30th June, 2010 | No Comments

tomatovendor_smallSustainability and Food Sovereignty in Cuba July 17-31, 2010 “Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems. It puts the aspirations and needs of those who produce, distribute and consume food at […]
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Help Re-Claim Freedom to Travel to Cuba

Posted by in Caribbean on 29th June, 2010 | 2 Comments

VenceremosBrigadeWondering where things stand with the Cuba travel ban and how you can make your voice heard? Pam Montanaro, Coordinator of Global Exchange’s Eco Cuba Exchange, with the support of Leslie Balog and Drea Hightower of Global Exchange’s Cuba Reality Tours, have summed it up for you: Freedom to Travel to Cuba! Now is the […]
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Why can’t we help the Cuban people?

Posted by in Caribbean, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 20th September, 2006 | No Comments

On our seven-day tour of Cuba, our delegation of educators from the U.S., on a trip sponsored by Global Exchange, was able to infiltrate some of the most powerful strongholds of the revolution. We had a chance to meet with the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, the Young Communist League and ICAP. Certainly […]
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Why can’t we help the Cuban people?

Posted by in Caribbean, Trip Participant Stories on 20th August, 2006 | No Comments

By Tim Henke On our seven-day tour of Cuba, our delegation of educators from the U.S., on a trip sponsored by Global Exchange, was able to infiltrate some of the most powerful strongholds of the revolution. We had a chance to meet with the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution, the Young Communist League […]
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Commitment to care: Nurses in Cuba offer a glimpse into the island republic’s health system

Posted by in Caribbean, Trip Participant Stories on 11th June, 2001 | No Comments

Nurseweek.com June 11, 2001 By Carol Canter Prisca Esther Miranda Hernandez, RN (center), head of nursing in the senior unit at Miguel Enriques Hospital in Havana, has worked at the facility for 38 years. Despite low wages, her dedication to nursing remains strong. Photo by Nicole Heyman In the valley of Viñales, Cuba’s finest tobacco […]
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Commitment to care: Nurses in Cuba offer a glimpse into the island republic’s health system

Posted by in Caribbean, Health and Healing, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 11th June, 2001 | No Comments

By Carol Canter In the valley of Viñales, Cuba’s finest tobacco is grown, nurtured by the climate and rich red soil that make Cuban cigars the best in the world. Vitamin-rich fruits and vegetables are sold at roadside stands. This lush valley also is the setting for 10 consultorios, neighborhood clinics that have formed the […]
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