ENDEMIC BIRDS OF CUBA: A COMPREHENSIVE FIELD GUIDE

A Comprehensive Field Guide – including West Indian endemics residing in Cuba by Nils Navarro. 168 pages (8.5″ x 5.5″) with original full color illustrations and photos by the author. Separate Spanish and English editions. Prologue by Dr. James W. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-9909419-1-0 Limited copies available through Amazon   Author’s note: The Cuban avifauna includes […]

Aves Endémicas de Cuba – Guía de Campo (2017)

por Nils Navarro 168 paginas con fotos y ilustraciones originales. ISBN 978-0-9909419-1-0  Disponible en Amazon Cuba posee una riqueza de aves que sobrepasa las 370 especies, con un elevado nivel de endemismo a nivel local y regional. Considerando el valor primordial de los endemismos en la conservación de la diversidad biológica y a partir de […]

LA VIRTUD DEL SILENCIO: roble, café y amor

A famous coffee plantation, enigmatically named “Angerona” after the Roman goddess of secrecy, provides the magical surroundings for LA VIRTUD DEL SILENCIO: roble, café y amor by historian and geologist Reinaldo Barbón Rodríguez. Set in nineteenth century Cuba, the story evolves in the cultural and socio-economic setting of a country pulsing with new found wealth […]

Secrets of the Park: Mysteries, Enigmas, and Curiosities of the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park

In the far northeastern part of Cuba there is a place so extraordinary that in 2001 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this precious jewel of nature, exuberant tropical forests are interwoven with thousands of unique and special animals and plants, remarkable landscapes, and people who love their surroundings. This is Alejandro […]

LOS SECRETOS DEL PARQUE: misterios, enigmas y curiosidades del Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt

In the extreme northeastern part of Cuba lies such a unique area that in 2001 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this precious jewel of nature, one can find exuberant tropical forests with thousands of unique species, outstanding scenery, and a population that loves their surroundings. The Alejandro de Humboldt National Park […]

Cuentos Populares Baracoesos

Una vez más nos sorprende María, esta vez con mini cuentos o pequeñas historietas que brotan de la cotidianidad baracoesa, con lo que pone a disposición del lector anécdotas transmisoras de enseñanzas enriquecedoras de la espiritualidad. La magnitud o grandeza de estos cuentos no radica en el volumen, sino en el modo de comunicarlo, con […]

Curandero (In English) 2016

Curandero recounts stories and anecdotes, seemingly fantastic at times, which form a part of the local collective imagination of Baracoa, Cuba. It includes a detailed a glossary of common ailments and their cures. This study, the fruit of 30 years of research, is perhaps the only written account of the historical evolution of Baracoan curanderismo […]

Curandero (In Spanish)

A significant anthropological study by well known Cuban author Victor Oscar Perez on the myths, legends, magic, witchcraft, midwifery and popular remedies of the Baracoa region. His primary inspiration comes from healers that have passed away. Written in a universal language, Curandero presents us with stories that sometimes appear fantastical and anecdotal, but they are […]

BARACOA: WHERE CUBA BEGINS

Published in 2001, the book presents a unique view of the small, isolated town of Baracoa, located on the north-eastern coast of Cuba. It is a loving, poetic portrayal of the friendly people, the eclectic architecture, the vibrant art and the lush tropical environment as related by poet and historian Miguel Angel Castro Machado. Miguel […]

Sabor de Baracoa: su cocina tradicional

Sabor de Baracoa: Su cocina tradicional, by Inalvis Gilbeaux (Taste of Baracoa) ISBN 9780971667587 © 2012 Printed in Canada by Transcontinental LIMITED Spanish language edition, 136 pages, 8 1/2″ x 11″, over 300 color illustrations. Sample pages (4.9MB PDF) Photography: Jehovanny Rodríguez Sanamé Additional photography: Julio Larramendi, Pepe Nieto. Paintings and illustrations: Luis Eliades Rodríguez, […]

Un rostro local para la arqueología cubana (In Spanish)

compiled by Roberto Valcárcel Rojas and José Abreu Cardet 232 pages, (6″ x 9″) with black and white illustrations and photographs. Articles by Roberto Valcárcel Rojas, José Abreu Cardet, José Novoa Betancourt, Isaíris Rojas París, Margarita París Johnson, Iván Rodríguez López, Nury de los Ángeles Valcárcel Leyva, José Corella, Francisco Cuesta, Adisney Campos Suárez, Ramiro […]

DONDE LAS PALMAS SON MÁS ALTAS

Baracoa está llena de complejidades y polémica. Ella fue la primera ciudad y capital de Cuba, luego casi olvidada y relegada, quién sabes si debido a su posición geográfica en zona de difícil acceso. Al mismo tiempo, gracias quizás a esto último persisten allí tantas singularidades que la convierten en un territorio único, donde perduran […]

Los Hombres de los Cascos de Acero

Por primera vez en la historiografía cubana se pone a disposición del lector una compilación de documentos de un escuadrón del ejército de la dictadura de Fulgencio Batista. Nos referimos al Escuadrón 17 del Regimiento 1 de la Guardia Rural. Esta unidad tenía en su jurisdicción al antiguo municipio Baracoa, una zona de bosques y […]

BARACOA: APUNTES DE SU HISTORIA Y SU BANDA DE MUSICA

On the occasion of the celebration of the 495th anniversary of the founding of Baracoa, August 15, 2006,  the St. Augustine-Baracoa Friendship Association is pleased to announce the publishing of the book, Baracoa: Apuntes sobre su Historia y su Banda de Musica, by Elexis Jesus Fernandez Rubio Navarro. This edition reflects the love and tenderness that […]

Maguana, revista cultural

MAGUANA fue y seguirá siendo Baracoa porque sus contenidos se erigieron definitivamente en rostros de sus conciencias y calaron hondo en la sensibilidad de su grupo social; con esos esta nueva entrega salda una deuda de gratitud infinita. Esta edición especial de la Revista Maguana está concebida para resaltar los valores del centro histórico urbano […]

Las aventuras de Coto y Caty

Two lovely coloring books about a family of Cuban parrots who run into serious problems, first of all with the housing shortage. In the second book of the series, crisis erupts when the young ones are captured by the bad hunter who tries to reduce them to spending the rest of their lives in a […]

Las aventuras de Coto y Caty 2

Two lovely coloring books about a family of Cuban parrots who run into serious problems, first of all with the housing shortage. In the second book of the series, crisis erupts when the young ones are captured by the bad hunter who tries to reduce them to spending the rest of their lives in a […]

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