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Cuban President Raul Castro received on Wednesday afternoon his Irish counterpart Michael D. Higgins [ ... ]

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Around two thousand people arrive every day to the monolith where Fidel Castro´s ashes rest, to show [ ... ]

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Bávaro, the Dominican Republic.- Latin America and the Caribbean are facing enormous challenges. Prioritizing [ ... ]

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The convention center where the coordinators of the CELAC are debating today on their third day of activities, [ ... ]

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Japanese Theater Company to perform in Cuba


Monday, 06 February 2017
IMAGE The Japanese Theater Company Chura will perform at the National Theater of Cuba on February 16 and 17, announced the National Council of the Performing Arts.

Cuba and Slovakia Sign Memorandum of Understanding


Thursday, 26 January 2017
IMAGE The Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba (CCRC) and the Slovak Agency for Trade and Investment Development (Sario) signed today a memorandum of understanding in various areas.

Never has it been more necessary to effectively advance along the path of unity


Thursday, 26 January 2017
IMAGE Speech by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, at the 5th CELAC Summit, in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, on January 25, 2017, “Year 59 of the Revolution.”

Preparation in Cuba for the 15th International Teaching Congress


Monday, 23 January 2017
IMAGE The 15th edition of the International Teaching Congress 'Pedagogy 2017' will take place from January 30 to February 3 at Havana's Convention Center, sponsored by regional and international organizations linked to education.

South American Solidarity Brigade Arrives in Havana


Monday, 23 January 2017
IMAGE The 24th Contingent of the South American Brigade of Solidarity with Cuba arrives in Havana on Monday.

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Insecurity and Fear Prevail in Macri's Argentina

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Cuba and U.S. Take New Step Toward Normalized Migration

The governments of Cuba and the United States agreed on Thursday to take what they described as a major step toward the normalization of their migration relations, seeking to reach a regular, safe and orderly flow of migrants.

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The Changes in Ecuador


IMAGE When Rafael Correa assumed the presidency of Ecuador in January of 2007 it was still impossible to glimpse what the future of that country would be like. The former Minister of Economy and Finance of the government of President Alfredo Palacios (2005-2007) came to power at the head of the Country...

Fidel, the Hero of ideas


IMAGE Beginning last November, when the leader of the Cuban Revolution gave way to eternity, the study of all his political, social, economic, cultural and humanist work begins. It is now that the work bequeathed by Fidel reaches a definitive, encompassing and transcendent dimension.

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Cuban Radio
Fidel’s concept of Revolution

"Revolution is having a sense of the historic moment; it is changing everything that must be changed; it is full equality and freedom; it is being treated and treating others like human beings;

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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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CUBAN RADIALIST

Cuban Radio
Yuniel Rodríguez Chávez: You need to learn from your mistakes

No matter the media you work for. A good reporter should be overcurious, read about everything, be punctual, hardworking; but especially lavishing humbleness, kindness and have a critical look which stems from his professional training.

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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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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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