Fifty years after revolution
Client: AMICA magazine, Italy
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 27: Food distribution office on March 27, 2008 in Havana, Cuba. All Cubans are entitled to essential food rations consisted of: rice, flour, soap, sugar, oil, toothpaste. Food distribution system dates back to early days of Castro's regime and even today government supply basic needs to its citizens. Those services include: food rations, healthcare, homes for elderly people and free education. However the provisions and services provided by the government are of very poor quality and low standard.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 27: Scene from day care home for elderly people on April 3, 2008 in Havana, Cuba. State offers complimentary day care system for retired people for a nominal price of 1USD a month. State pays the fee for those that can't afford it. Day care centers are distributed thru municipalities and offer basic medical service, three meals a day and physiotherapy.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 31: Scene from the 'Office for protection of the revolution' on March 31, 2008 in Havana, Cuba. These offices are distributed throughout the country. Each neighborhood has its office and monthly meetings are regularly held, during those meetings appointed officers analize behaviour of the citizens and eventually point the potential subversive elements and troublemakers.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 27: Museum of Revolution.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 25: Children play baseball wherever they can find free patch of land or grass.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 28: A boy passes by the monument erected in memory of Cuban missile crisis on April 1, 2008 in Havana, Cuba.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 29: Cuban children posing for a group photograph in museum of revolution on March 29, 2008 in Havana, Cuba. In this ballroom Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista held a New Year's party when communist revolutionaries stormed the capital and overthrew rulling regime.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 29: Children play on the streets a favourite Cuban game and national sport, baseball on March 25, 2008 in Havana, Cuba.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 29: Museum of Revolution in Havana.
HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 30: A boy awaits the barber to cut his hair in front of the derelict family home along the Malecon on March 31, 2008 in Havana, Cuba.