Magazine

Aug 9, 2015

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini

Photographer Alexandre Meneghini has documented daily life on the island over the last year.
It might be the last time we'll see it as the Cuba the world know now that relations between it and the USA has started to thaw.

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
1

Dancers from Deep Roots Dance Company perform during a training session in an old theatre in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
2

A child plays baseball with his father in front of his home in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
3

Dancers from the Cuban National Ballet get ready for a rehearsal prior to the 24th International Ballet Festival in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
4

Children exercise before a wrestling practice session at an old Basque ball gymnasium in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
5

Children exercise during a wrestling lesson in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
6

Manicurist Raquelin Reyes works at her home in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
7

A man fishes during his free time at the seafront boulevard "El Malecon" in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
8

Taxi driver drives a vintage car in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
9

Sakia Corona passes picture of "Che" Guevara as she runs to restroom during rehearsal of Contemporary Haitian dance in communal center in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
10

A boy watches a recorded TV show through the screen of a computer at the living room of his home in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
11

A bride looks to the camera from a convertible vintage car as she arrives for her wedding at the Palacio de los Matrimonios in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
12

Feliculi Morejon, 53, prepares a cart with fresh tobacco leaves to be taken to a curing barn at a tobacco farm in Cuba's western province of Pinar del Rio Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
13

Mechanic Carlos Rodriguez, 29, calls to relatives to open the water for his high-pressure cleaner, as he washes the bottom of a Russian-made Moscovich car in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
14

Cheila Martinez walks at the Marti park after performing with her dance school for the anniversary of the beginning of the last and decisive Cuban independence war, in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
15

Real estate agent Michael Schaftle, 43, from Germany, smokes as he competes for the longest ash during the XVII Habanos Festival in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
16

Carmona looks at Coco in downtown Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
17

People play soccer in an empty swimming pool at a park in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
18

Cowboy Raul Albeja listens to the national anthem during the International Livestock Fair Show in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
19

Cowboy Ariel Peralta watches a rodeo show at the International Livestock Fair in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
20

A man sells apples to the public during the 18th edition of the International Livestock Fair Show in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
21

A woman reacts as she watches the 18th edition of the International Livestock Fair Show in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
22

People interact with Muro de Empirismo by Cuban artist Dayan Diaz during the 12th Havana Biennial in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
23

Boys protect themselves from the rain as they watch the friendly match between New York Cosmos and Cuba's national team in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
24

Victor Capote, a 46-year-old rancher, works on a horseshoe of his mare "Muneca" in his ranch near San Antonio de los Banos village, in Artemisa province Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
25

Revellers in a bus watch a fight taking place on a street before their performance at a carnival parade in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
26

Actresses relax moments before performing in a Cuban National Circus show in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
27

Circus performer Olga Morales takes part in a training session in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
28

People swim at the sea in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
29

Lizmaria Perez chats with friends before a rehearsal of the choral group Sol Fa which she is part of before the presentation of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus Young Men’s Ensemble, a U.S. children's choir, in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
30

Choreographer Rafael Gonzalez, 31, applies make-up to Sheila Marrupe, 15, at the backstage of the Bertolt Brecht Theatre before performing at the VI International Pantomime Festival Havana 2015, in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
31

Ballet dancer Laura Quesada, 23, walks to the dressing room after performing for journalists in Camaguey, Cuba Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
32

A woman dressed in white in accordance with the Afro-Cuban religion Santeria walks with an umbrella in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
33

Street vendor Alain Rivera, 37, holds his 10-month-old nephew in a barber shop in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
34

A photograph of Cuba's late rebel revolutionary Camilo Cienfuegos decorates a wall inside a state run market as Osmani Aguilar, 39, waits for customers in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
35

U.S. citizens on an educational exchange program take part in a guided tour through Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
36

Pedroso hangs clothes at the courtyard of her home in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
37

Revellers perform during a training session for a carnival which starts next Friday, Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
38

A couple who did not give their names walk in downtown Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
39

Street seller Joel Gonzalez, 29, drinks as he watches the sunset with medical student Anaili Puig, 19, in Havana Alexandre Meneghino/REUTERS

A Year In The Life Of Cuba by Alexandre Meneghini
40

A voter watches as election officials count votes at a polling station in Havana Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS

You may also like

  • Planet Earth 13

  • Storm Ophelia turns London sky...

  • The Photos Of 2017 Week 41

  • The latest California...

  • The Photos Of 2017 Week 40

  • Destroyed bridge imperils...

Something to say? Use Facebook!

Or say it with Disqus!

comments powered by Disqus