Cuba’s Ciego de Avila province official & clandestine cockpits

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfighting in Cuba: clandestine venues, state arenas Reuters | LIFESTYLE | Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 11:15am EDT By Sarah Marsh and Alexandre Meneghini | CIEGO DE AVILA Cockfighting enthusiasts watch a fight at a cockfighting arena in Moron, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba, February 16,…

Cuban families enjoy cockfighting sports every Sunday afternoons

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfighting has deep roots in Cuba Photos By Sarah L. Voisin Writer Nick Kirkpatrick December 31, 2015 Spectators watch the cocks fight. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) “It’s the sort of place that families would go on a Sunday afternoon,” Washington Post photographer Sarah L. Voisin told In Sight,…

Taíno indigenous people and Gallos elite Cuban army

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfighting in Cuba The training and fighting of birds runs deep in Cuban culture and is an important part of its history. It is a violent but respected pastime, one that dates back to the Taíno indigenous people who fought roosters hundreds of years ago. There now exists an…