Tag Archives: Santeria

The Cuba Diaries

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Havana,  March 4-12, 2016. — You learn a little something about Cuba before you even board the airplane in Miami. The Cubans who are allowed to visit the States return with giant plastic-wrapped bundles of goods they can’t buy at …

Santeria, Ralph Lauren and Fruit of the Loom

Saturday, March 12, 2016

The Americans Are Coming: One night at an outdoor restaurant a waiter opened a new bottle of rum and immediately spilled a splash of it to the sidewalk. It was an offering to the Gods of Santeria, the religion African …