Al Nodal

LUMENS Project

A former Director of Cultural Affairs for the City of Los Angeles, Al Nodal is the founder of the LUMENS Project.

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During Fidel Castro's decades-long control of Cuba, development in Havana was largely stalled, leaving a historic city intact but in disrepair.

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During Fidel Castro's decades-long control of Cuba, development in Havana was largely stalled, leaving a historic city intact but in disrepair.

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