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Cuba calls

  • COURTESY DENBY FAWCETT

    A woman beckons customers to her shop on the island of Cayo Granma in the Bay of Santiago de Cuba.

  • COURTESY CASSIE SENNER

    Above, the image of revolutionary hero Ernesto “Che” Guevara — seen everywhere in Cuba — graces a billboard in Las Tunas. Many Cubans run businesses serving coffee, tobacco and snacks from the windows of their kitchens.

  • COURTESY CASSIE SENNER

    Above, much of Havana’s architecture is frozen in time from the day Fidel Castro’s revolutionaries took over the city in 1959.

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