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Dominga Cruz Becerril (1909-circa 1970s) Born in Ponce and died in exile in Cuba, Cruz Becerril rescued the Puerto Rican flag left on the ground during the Ponce Massacre of 1937. A lecturer in a tobacco factory, inspired by Latin America freedom movements, joined the Nationalist Party in the 1930s. She is credited with giving the party’s leader, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos, his moniker – “El Maestro”. Cruz Becerril also transformed the women’s wing of the movement into a trained fighting force.
La Habana Cuba - Manos / Hands Centro Habana; this is the b&w edit of an earlier post ... these are the time-worn hands of a Santeria drummer I met in Centro Habana ... We met in the street during one of my photo walks and during our conversation he told me he had played the drums for years for religious ceremonies ... He then lifted his hands to show me what years of playing the drums had done to his hands ... I asked if I could take a shot of them and he kindly obliged ... He's but one…
- 44 Cuban freedom rafters arrive in Honduras - Five women and 39 Cuban men arrived in two small boats at the port of Sangrelaya on the north coast of Honduras - breathing freely is a great Christmas present.
A revisit to the Cuban Balsero crisis and the people who found freedom in America
DESPERATION : In this iconic Miami Herald photo taken Aug. these two women and a child plead for help as they drift some 45 miles off the north coast of Cuba. They were among the “balseros“ fleeing communist Cuba.
Growing up in Little Havana| Zig Zag...comical newspaper...this was a very popular satirical publication in pre-revolution Cuba and in Exile Miami...it made fun of politicians and current events another sign of how exiles coped with heartache with humor.