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What to Do in Havana
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What to Do in Havana

With Cuba’s guarded openness to private enterprise grabbing hold, classic American cars and salsa singers now share the cityscape with new and inventive offerings in food, culture and nightlife. 

Salvador Escalona Part1
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Salvador Escalona Part1

Callejón de Hamel (Hamel's Alley) is many things to many people. It is a testament to a community's creativity, because the profusion of sculpture and murals here are the work of people who live in the alley and outlying neighborhood. It is a celebration of Afro-Cuban culture. It is a Santeria shrine. It is a wild rumba street party every Sunday afternoon. And it is the place that Salvador González Escalona, the artist who started the whole thing back in 1990, calls home. As the story goes, Salvador (as almost everyone calls him) came to the alley to paint a mural on a friend's house and wound up painting everything else within reach.

Cuban Artist Offers Nation’s First Free Public Wi-Fi
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Cuban Artist Offers Nation’s First Free Public Wi-Fi

311 CUBA , PEOPLE , WIFI 1 0

The Cuban government granted artist Kcho permission to open the island's first free, public-access Internet hub at a cultural centre in Havana. Currently only about 5-25% of Cubans have any access to the Internet. Kcho will carry the cost of the bandwidth at an expense of approximately $900/month.

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HAVANA, Cuba Original Son Music
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HAVANA, Cuba Original Son Music

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I took my first trip to Havana, Cuba to hold a Hackathon in Havana and met the band while they were performing this music in a cafe at 23 (la Rampa) and O St. The center for the best (haha) WIFI or as Cubans pronounce it, WE FEE.

Havana Street Life
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Havana Street Life

In Old Havana,reconstruction is underway everywhere you turn. As Tourism from the USA increases and more dollars are brought in to Havana, look to see more and more rehab taking place. That is why you SHOULD NOT WAIT to visit Havana NOW! Before, it changes too much.

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