Monthly Archives: March 2015

Down the PARES rabbit hole

I spent some time searching PARES yesterday, and I came across a great Spanish Royal Treasury register for Havana from 1788. It is filed as “Mapa de la isla de Cuba y plano de las fortificaciones y torre faro del … Continue reading

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On the colonial gaze and old futures

During the first round of U.S.-Cuba talks, Brian Williams reported live from Havana for NBC Nightly News. As part of the January 21 broadcast, Williams interviewed Paula Laura Mendi, a freelance producer, for her perspective on the recently announced changes in U.S. … Continue reading

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