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Maracuya Cafe

By Khanya Brann, a Temple University Student on the University of Havana Program One of the highlights of our experience… More

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Maracuya Cafe

Student Voices May 24, 2018

By Khanya Brann, a Temple University Student on the University of Havana Program One of the highlights of our experience here so far has been the daily opportunity to explore the restaurant scene in Havana. Chef Lorenzo and the rest of the staff at Casa… More

Santiago de Cuba

Student Voices May 14, 2018

By Hallie Kircher-Henning, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace of the Revolution, is absolutely stunning. The Sierra Maestra Mountains surround the city and an ocean inlet hugs its southern… More

Seders in Cuba

Student Voices April 8, 2018

By Caleb Driker-Ohren, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Gefilte Fish, as defined by my laptop’s dictionary, is “a dish of baked fish cakes boiled in a fish or vegetable broth and usually served chilled.” As a hungry youngster… More

Las Maquinas

Student Voices March 11, 2018

By Caleb Driker-Ohren, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Las Maquinas, machines of tin and dust, always on time but never expected. I wait on a street corner, aloof, with my hand slumped towards the road. The first unwritten… More

Recollections of Hurricane Irma

Student Voices November 19, 2017

By Daniel Marion, a Tufts University student on the University of Havana program Leading up to Hurricane Irma, practically no one in Havana seemed worried. No one seemed worried for the sole reason that they were prepared for it, not, as I had mistakenly… More

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