Karl Poort’s Photos of Havana in the Depths of “The Special Period”

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In 1994, when he visited Havana, Karel Poort from the Netherlands took these photos that he has shred with Cuba Material.They are photos of Old Havana and Central Havana before dollarization. All the buildings and establishments in them were later restored and reconstructed to house hard currency trade. Before this time, three decades of socialist experiments had turned them into the ruins shown to us in the photographs of Karel Poort.

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From the blog Cuba Material