February 1, 2015

Havana, Cuba

Photograph by The New York Times/Redux

Máquinas—"machines," what Cubans call the old cars that are ubiquitous in Havana—brighten the street in front of a once grand building, now declining charmingly in the tropical air. Hampered by the U.S. embargo and the collapse of the U.S.S.R. in 1991, Cuba's economy has floundered.

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