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Retratos de Trinidad (Portraits of Trinity)

Trinidad (English: Trinity), a UNESCO world heritage site in south-central Cuba, is home to colorful buildings in a winding labyrinth of narrow streets. As in much of Cuba, the town offers visions of colonial charm and examples of unsightly decay. Once a center for the Caribbean sugar trade, Trinidad now depends upon income from tourism and tobacco processing.

All photos by Matthew Townsend

 

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This photo essay is the second of three parts in a series on Cuba. Part three will take a closer look at the Episcopal Church in Cuba and the work of the task force considering reintegration of the church with the Episcopal Church in the United States.

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