This was wiring to a home made washing machine.
This was the washing machine itself.
Any guesses what this was for?
Cuba is a lovely country to visit. Most visitors will understand that in a developing country, there are many other priorities that come before electrical safety. People in rural areas are lucky to have electricity at all.
However in a developed country, there is no excuse for the following type of cavalier attitude to electricity. I suspect this may well have been staged, but wouldn't be surprised if it was true.