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The Potential of Cuba Stroll at sunset down the Malecon, the timeless waterfront wall on Havana's coast, and you begin to get the feeling that time itself stopped in this city in the 1950s. It's not just the old American cars in the streets or even the exquisite colonial architecture with peeling paint in Old Havana. Instead, it's a sense that the world of modern tourism has somehow largely bypassed the Caribbean's largest island. But Cuba may be on the verge of change.

View Larger Map ISLANDS contributing editor Jad Davenport recently visited Cuba on a personal journey to explore family connections and what, if anything, has changed across the decades. He went with old photographs in hand, looking to find the original scenes & create new images. Watch his video and see a preview of "Cuba Now."