work and play: havana, part 3

since raul castro began to liberalize the cuban economy, many people have opened small businesses that they run out of their apartments and the stairwells of their buildings. manicures, bicycle repair, tattoos – all are home businesses in the truest sense. of course, the traditional occupations are still well-represented. there aren’t many parks in the inner neighborhoods, so sports and games are also very much a localized affair.