Carole having fun mocking a statue at the Muraleando Community Center in a vibrant Havana neighborhood.
The Woman Riding The Rooster
That's the name that I give this famous 2012 statue by Roberto Fabelo. You'll find it at Plaza Vieja in old Havana, Cuba. The interpretation of this statue is left up to your imagination. I see it as a nude woman, during lean times in Cuba, having to resort to prostitution in order to put food on her family's dinner table each day.
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There’s so much to tell about the trip I led from St. Augustine To Cuba. Today's program concludes our wonderful journey into our historical past. The food, dance, music, and culture provides a window into the resilience and creativity of people, their passions, and their persistence. Today we’ll focus on Cuba, its people and its multi-ethnic communities. Make sure you listen to the July 6th broadcast to learn more about Fort Mose, St. Augustine, Florida and the courageous slaves who fled South to find freedom.
Buckle up and travel with me to Cuba…a short 90 miles off the coast of Florida.
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