Hatuey in Cuba


Baracoa, Cuba   Hatuey is one of the most important people in Cuban history, originally from Hispaniola, he fled with many other natives to warn the people of Caobana of the treachery of the oncoming onslaught of the Spanish. Sadly the Caobanans did not believe him and few joined him in his fight against the […]

El Pelu of Baracoa, Cuba

El Pelu

This is El Pelú sculpted by Ramon Dominque Gainza, he sits in the main plaza of Baracoa, Cuba. El Pelú was a native of Coruña, Spain named Francisco Rodríguez. There is very little known about him other than at some point in his life he ended up in Baracoa, Cuba.  He apparently wandered the streets […]