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Poverty in Cuba

This break, my family and I traveled to Cuba under the title of “helping the Cuban people." I had not expected to see such an extreme extent of poverty shown by decaying buildings, lack of food, and the limitations on products. Although, my camera was about to die as well as having little storage, I managed to take a few photos of the utter poverty, shown by stores and buildings, as well as the vibrant colors, people, and architecture of Havana, Cuba.

Old man crossing the street.

Decaying Architecture

Two men sitting in front of an abandoned building. The inside of the building looked like this:

Further up the street, a water pipe was spewing water directly onto the street, which held piles of broken cement blocks and bricks.

Another building that was falling apart. People would still live in places that would be deemed dangerous, homes where the door of an apartment would open to a gaping abyss rather than a flight of stairs.

View from a cafĂ©, belonging to housing for students o…