CUBA DURING THE PANDEMIC - PHOTO ESSAY
Photographer Leysis Quesada Vera describes life during the pandemic in Havana's Los Sitios neighbourhood. Her work is supported and produced by the Magnum Foundation, with a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. Magnum Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that expands creativity and diversity in . . .
CITIZEN PENN REVIEW - HOLLYWOOD STAR'S VANITY PROJECT LIFTS HAITI
This documentary about Sean Penn's response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti may be self-congratulatory, but the actor has had an undeniable impact Actor, director, screenwriter and now novelist Sean Penn has had some mixed notices for his non-showbiz activities and his dramatic interventions in . . .
CUBA PUNCHES ABOVE ITS WEIGHT TO DEVELOP ITS OWN COVID VACCINES
Island hit by biggest economic crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union has two vaccines in phase three clinical trials Hit by the double whammy of US sanctions and a pandemic, Cuba is going through its gravest economic crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Pharmacy shelves are . . .