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Photos of primitive, pre-Castro Havana, Cuba

El Tono de la Voz has photographs of primitive Havana, Cuba, circa 1932, before the Castro dictatorship took over in 1959 and made the city into a shining metropolis it is today complete with picturesque crumbling buildings and ultra-modern ox drawn carts.

http://www.eltonodelavoz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Branson-DeCou-habana-590x337.jpg

http://www.eltonodelavoz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Branson-DeCou-Havana-590x342.jpg

See the rest of the images HERE.

1 comment to Photos of primitive, pre-Castro Havana, Cuba

  • asombra

    Yeah, well, that was the part reserved for the Mafia and the rich oligarchs. Everyone else was dirt poor, illiterate and lived in filthy shacks. Ask the official Cuban historians, OK?