December 20, 2013
People wait in line for public transportation at the end of their workday in Havana, Cuba Dec. 19. In Cuba, time is in the eye of the beholder. After a half century of Communism the days still pass slowly for many islanders.
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HAVANA—In Cuba, time is in the eye of the beholder. For many islanders, the days still pass slowly under an enervating sun. After a half century of Communism, they see time frozen in the facades of crumbling colonial mansions, the chrome of 1950s automobiles and the face of a stopped airport clock. They feel little sense of urgency.