No problem. There’s plenty that’s good about both designs, but I’m just looking at it like a reviewer, with the harsh eyes of perfectionism. I think developing a layout more similar to the original would work well. From my own experience, centred text layouts are easier. But that also makes them very common on the marketplace. But you have a unique concept with the Cuba thing so that helps.
You got a great mentor out there mate. ToivoMedia is one of the most helpful guy around.
In addition to what ToivoMedia says try and work more on your subtext. Just browse through some of the flyers here on GR and gain some inspiration for quality work.