Pictured left to right:
Pictures of Havana, showing that in some areas, not much has changed since Hemingway's day.

Recent News

Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) honors the Finca Vigia Foundation, based in Massachusetts, and all who contributed to the U.S.-Cuba collaboration to restore and preserve the Cuban home of Ernest Hemingway.
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Caterpillar and Caterpillar Foundation Announce $500,000 Donation
for Preservation of Hemingway House in Cuba
March 15, 2016
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Bob Vila's Deeply Personal Mission to Cuba
Palm Beach Daily News

Feb. 7, 2016

New Conservation Effort Aims to Protect Papa's Papers
December 27, 2015

Eased Cuba Relations Is Saving Ernest Hemingway's Library
Travel and Leisure Magazine, Spencer Peterson
June 23, 2015

Ernest Hemingway's Final Triumph in Cuba 
Toronto Star, Oakland Ross
March 30, 2015

A Mutable Feast: Hemingway Ephemera Digitized
New York Times, Charles McGrath
February 10, 2014

Ernest Hemingway's Havana Retreat
Wall Street Journal, Finn-Olaf Jones
December 8, 2013

EMC Announces New Heritage Trust Contest Following Announcement of Collaboration with Finca Vigía Foundation on Hemingway Papers - Sacramento Bee
May 8, 2013

Opening a New Window Into Hemingway's Life, and U.S.-Cuba Ties - Chronicle of Higher Education
May 7, 2013
by Jennifer Howard
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Come to papa: Ernest Hemingway's papers return from Cuba - LA Times
May 7, 2013
by Jenny Hendrix

Hemingway's Years in Cuba Documented - WBUR
May 6, 2013

New Hemingway Materials from Cuba to Be Released by Finca Vigía Foundation
May 6, 2013
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Papers Flesh Out Novelist's Life at Finca Vigía - Boston Globe
May 4, 2013
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Finca Vigía Update - Chinese TV

BBC Radio Documentary on Heminway's Years in Havana
January, 2012
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Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders
Uncovering Hemingway's Cuba Archives with Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Jenny Phillips

December, 2011
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The Hunt for Hemingway - Vanity Fair (plus slide show of letters)
October, 2011
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Hemingway's Finca Vigía Restored in Partnership of Cuban, U.S. Preservationists - Washington Post
October 14, 2011
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Embargo Hurts Efforts to Restore Hemingway's Cuban Legacy - Latin American Herald Tribune
June 18, 2011
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Finca Vigía Update - CNN - January, 2011

"Hemingway's Papers Come to JFK Library" Boston Globe
by David Abel
October 29, 2009
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"Better Relations Through Hemingway" Boston Globe
by Jenny Phillips and Bob Vila
June 25, 2009
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Finca Vigía Update - CBS - "Inside Hemingway's Havana Home"
June 18, 2009C
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Hemingway Legacy Bonds U.S. and Cuba
March 13, 2009
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Farewell to arms: Hemingway legacy helps heal 50 years of hate between US and  Cuba
Tim Conwell, The Scotsman
January 31, 2009
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Hemingway's Cuba Letters Now at JFK Library
Associated Press (carried by various papers)
January, 2009

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Sea of Tension Cuts off a Trove:
Hemingway's Cuban home remains off-limits to U.S. fans and preservationists.
by David Adams, St. Petersburg Times
October 8, 2007

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Bell Tolls for Hemingway Treasures as Cuban House Caught in Sanctions Trap
by Conor Clarke and Ewen MacAskill, The Guardian
July 17, 2007
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Racing against time to preserve Hemingway
by Russell Contreras, Boston Globe
October 8, 2006
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Cuban embargo hinders efforts to restore Hemingway estate
by Suzanne Perry, The Chronicle of Philanthropy
May 18, 2006
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Hemingway project sailing along smoothly
by Joe Woltas, The Day (New London, CT.)
April 4, 2006
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An unprecedented collaboration between the U.S. and Cuba
by William A. Dupont, The Association for Preservation Technology, International
February, 2006
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News Archives

Papa's legacy
Editorial, Cape Cod Times
October 3, 2005
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Embargo hampering restoration effort of Hemingway villa in Cuba
by Ruth Morris, Staff Writer, Sun-Sentinel
September 26, 2005
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Sun also rises on Hemingway home
by Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, The Boston Globe
September 6, 2005
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The old man and the political sea
by U.S. Rep. Jim Mcgovern, Special to the Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel
July 18, 2005
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Cubans, Americans unite to save Hemingway home
by Amy Driscoll, The Miami Herald
July 14, 2005
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Will the bell toll for Hemingway's Havana home?
by Howard LaFranchi, The Christian Science Monitor
June 7, 2005
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"The World": Restoring Hemingway's Cuba Home
A co-production of BBC World Service, PRI and WGBH Boston
June 6, 2005
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by Kevin Walker, Tampa Tribune
June 3, 2005
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by Maria Puente, USA Today
June 3, 2005
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by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
June 2, 2005
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by Bob Dart, Cox Newspapers
June 2, 2005
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A Hemingway Home 'Endangered'
Compiled by Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times
June 2, 2005
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Hemingway's Cuba home on list of endangered places
by Sue Pleming, Reuters
June 2, 2005
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Preservation Ordered
By Patrick Steel, Museums Journal
May 2005
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The Finca Vigia Preservation Project
by Jenny Phillips
Presented May 2005 in Havana, Cuba
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"No Clean, Well-lighted Place"
January | February 2005
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"Bid to Fix Up Hemingway's 'Finca' Hits Snags"
from Weekend Edition
Sunday, November 28, 2004
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The bell tolls for Hemingway home
By Thomas D. Herman, The Boston Globe
November 9, 2004
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An Unmoveable Feast of Hemingway History Struggles to Survive
By GINGER THOMPSON, The New York Times
October 14, 2004
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Decay closes in on Papa's refuge
The Toronto Star
June 6, 2004
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Cache of Hemingway papers found
by Glen Johnson, Globe Staff, The Boston Globe
September 22, 2003
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Unlocking the Hidden Hemingway:
Discovery in Cuban Basement Offers 'Missing Piece' of Author's Life

The Washington Post
October 20, 2002
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Cuba and U.S. group collaborate on
preserving newly uncovered Hemingway manuscripts

By Alexandra Olson, The Associated Press
November 12, 2002
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Cache of Hemingway Papers Found Admirers Seek to Preserve Cuban Hoard
By Glen Johnson, The Boston Globe
September 22, 2002
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Havana To Unlock Hemingway Papers
By Kate Zernike, The New York Times
September 21, 2002
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The Finca Vigía Archives: A Joint Cuban-American Project
By JENNY PHILLIPS, The Hemingway Review, VOL. 22, NO. 1, Fall 2002
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