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Trinidad, Cuba
Kindly contributed by Julia Cooke, author of The Other Side of Paradise, Life in the New Cuba, a series of personable essays focused on a unique cast of characters, from the punks to the prostitutes to the Santeria practitioners who make up the youth culture of the island nation. Cooke charts the lives, thoughts and dreams of her subjects as she lives among them.
 
The Other Side of Paradise
In 2008, Fidel Castro finally relinquished power to his brother Raul, signifying a new era for Cuba. However, things aren’t much more optimistic, at least not according to the youth profiled in Julia Cooke’s recent portrait of Havana, The Other Side of Paradise, a series of personable essays focused on a unique cast of characters, from the punks to prostitutes to Santeria practitioners, that spans 2008 to 2013.