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The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, died on Friday night at the age of [ ... ]

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The UNICEF office in Cuba and its regional representation for Latin America and the Caribbean put together [ ... ]

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Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz has congratulated to the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Kirill, [ ... ]

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Army Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba's Councils of State and Ministers, received the honorable Peter [ ... ]

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Latin American Presidents Express Sorrow over Fidel Castro's Death


Saturday, 26 November 2016
IMAGE Latin American presidents sent messages of condolence to Cuba today, after the death on Friday night of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.

Silvio Rodriguez: Condolences to Universe over Fidel Castro's Death


Saturday, 26 November 2016
IMAGE Singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez has expressed his condolences to the entire universe over the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to whom he wished eternal glory. My deep condolences to his relatives, the people of...

Reliving the Granma landing


Friday, 25 November 2016
IMAGE Little known facts about the landing of the Granma yacht on December 2, 1956, will be the focus of debates by museologists and historians in the municipality of Niquero, the setting of the historic event that marked the beginning of the final stage...

Cuban youth have shown they know how to defend the Revolution


Thursday, 24 November 2016
IMAGE The leading role of youth in the current ideological confrontation was emphasized here by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Political Bureau member and First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during a working meeting with the...

EBM: Marketing made in Cuba


Thursday, 24 November 2016
IMAGE Before Cuba launched the updating of its economy; before promoting incentives for foreign investment; before more than 30% of the workforce was working in the private sector; a decade before relations were reestablished with the United States,...

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'I Feel Great Love for Fidel Castro', Says Hebe de Bonafini


IMAGE Hebe de Bonafini, president of the organization Madres de Plaza de Mayo, said here today that she feels great love and admiration for leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro and Cuban people. 'There is no day that I wake up and do not think about him, I am always waiting for any writing that he...

Youngsters in revolution yesterday and today


IMAGE Freshness, rebelliousness, enthusiasm characterize the Cuban youth generation after generation; it has been protagonist of important events in the revolutionary process of the nation. Fidel and Raul at various times stressed the virtues, the spirit, boldness, and courage of the youth and...

FEATURE ARTICLES ABOUT RADIO

Darcy Borrero Batista / Translated by ESTI
Without fear to the Word

The radio serial El derecho de nacer by Félix B. Caignet opened the genre in Cuba setting the trend for the flourishing of melodrama in other media, like television.

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Reinaldo Cedeño Pineda / Translated by ESTI
Radio and the Difficult Road of Identity

Identity is a term that is often used, but is difficult to define. It carries many labels and many assumptions because it is what identifies us and even how we believe we are.

For the researcher Fernando Martínez Heredia, identity is the daughter of a slow and very prolonged accumulation of cultural, geographic, ethnic and other aspects, of its shocks [ ... ]

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Adrián Quintero Marrero / CMHW / Translated by ESTI
Like the Soul of the People

In his autobiography "Vivir para contarlo", Gabriel Garciá Márquez ratified his contribution to radio serial and wrote: “El derecho de nacer revived my old illusions with the literature of tears”. Gabo recognized one of the most transcendental media productions in Latin America.

For many the recording of El derecho de nacer in 1987 by Radio Arte, [ ... ]

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Antonio Raúl Oliva Leyva / Radio Banes / Translated by ESTI
Journalism is Art and Creation

Mirelkis González Moscardón is the youngest reporter at the CMKM Radio Banes, which is not an impediment for her to work as the head of the newsletter department.

She has not lost that joy for doing new things on the radio. The colleagues from this profession are perhaps the hardest interviewees to apply what the author considers the “Decalogue [ ... ]

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CUBAN RADIALIST

Liubis Balart / Radio Trinchera / Translated by ESTI

On one occasion when it was transmitting live from Guantánamo to Radio Progreso, the notable presenter Eduardo Rosillo, now diseased, said: "You have a vocation to be a voiceover", referring to Martha Beatriz Rodríguez. However, this Guantanamera replied, "Maestro, I am already forty years old, what you say seems impossible."

However, Rosillo insisted [ ... ]

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Reinaldo Cedeño Pineda / Radio Mambí / Translated by ESTI

They say that he took a belt or a piece of rope as a microphone and began to "make radio" between the hills and coffee plantations. His mother went one day to Radio 8SF in Mayarí Arriba, and back home he said: "Give it to the station and see the director." A small interview was enough to guess the passion, and the young man began to collaborate with [ ... ]

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Reinaldo Cedeño Pineda / Radio Mambí / Translated by ESTI

They say that he took a belt or a piece of rope as a microphone and began to "make radio" between the hills and coffee plantations. His mother went one day to Radio 8SF in Mayarí Arriba, and back home he said: "Give it to the station and see the director." A small interview was enough to guess the passion, and the young man began to collaborate with [ ... ]

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Latin Press
Cuban Actor Mario Limonta, 2016 National Humor Award Winner

Cuban actor Mario Limonta added to the list of his awards today the 2016 National Humor Award, granted in this capital as acknowledgment to his professional career.Granted by the Humor Promoting Center (CPH), the award acknowledges Limonta's histrionic abilities for cinema and television, as well as his performance in the radio show Alegrias de Sobremesa, [ ... ]

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CUBAN RADIO HISTORY

Silvio J. Blanco
Commercial radio in Cuba

Radio, this powerful media, which some insist on classify as inferior, is no exception if we assess as fairly as its historical development.

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Dayana Cardona González / Radio Cadena Agramonte
Camagüey Marks 91st Anniversary of First Radio Transmission

On January 16, 1924, Camagüey became the second city in Cuba, following Havana, and one of the first ones in Latin America- to transmit a radio signal.That was a major cultural and technological event in those days, because then radio broadcasting was something.

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Lorena Ferriol Ortiz
Radio 26, in the heart of Matanzas

Radio 26, the station of your heart, as is identified by its listeners in the central province of Matanzas, celebrates this December 23th its 55 anniversary of continuous defense of Cuban culture and Cuban identity.

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Yaimara Cruz García / Radio Victoria
Las Tunas: The radio in the memories of Maria Josefa

Whether it was coincidence or fate that stood in front of my journalist recorder María Josefa, an old woman that recently turned 100 years old province of Las Tunas and who that morning had a long and pleasant conversation.

So once I heard about over Radio Circuito, station a rich history that preceded Radio Victoria, and on September 20 turned 61 years [ ... ]

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