- El arco de belen.Havana blues.Waiting.“Their planes were painted like ours so we would wave at them and then they would turn and strafe us. Some of my friends got killed that way,” Cuban militiaman on the 58th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion.Living room in Havana.The Trump administration today announced new restrictions on Cuban-Americans sending money to relatives in Cuba and on Americans visiting the island. Knowing the pain this will cause so many people with so little, I decided to go for a walk to clear my head. Immediately I came across this lovely woman performing an impromptu concert in a neighborhood far off the beaten track. Cuba may lack many things but magic will never be one of them.The thinker.Thanks to the bienal, Havana is now a living art gallery for a few weeks. One my favorite events and times to be in Cuba.And now back to Havana... thanks for the great birthday weekend @cubajournal!Back in the 33139.End of the road.Hemingway’s radio.“Don’t follow me, I am lost.”A mannequin hangs over the Río Guaire. Goodbye Caracas.As much as Venezuela is struggling right now, it’s important to remember that this is a spectacularly beautiful country with incredible people. You can only hope the future will be brighter for all Venezuelans.Venezuelans wait for hours to fill up containers with water at a natural spring five days after a blackout cut the power across the country.Children at the notoriously dangerous barrio el 70 neighborhood in Caracas line up for free meals provided by @givepandevida. Orphanages and charities say the number of children needing help and being abandoned in Venezuela is surging. My story on the impacts Venezuela’s crisis is having on children airs tomorrow on @CNN.A blackout across Caracas and most of Venezuela tonight.$52 in Venezuelan Bolivars.A supermarket I visited yesterday in Caracas. Some aisles had food but at prices that were way beyond what most Venezuelans can pay, others —like the meat section— were completely bare and had been for some time.