A Cuban man, the Palo Monte priest, wearing a typical red and white bracelet, looks out of the window in Havana, Cuba, August 19, 2009. The Palo religion (Las Reglas de Congo) belongs to the group of syncretic religions which developed in Cuba amongst the black slaves, originally brought from Congo during the colonial period. Palo, having its roots in spiritual concepts of the indigenous people in Africa, worships the spirits and natural powers but can often give them faces and names known...more »
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Date > 18 Aug 2009
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