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Cuban President Raul Castro met in Havana with visiting Thomas Donohue, president of the US Chamber of [ ... ]

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Cuban diplomat, Josefina Vidal, has reiterated here Cuba''s commitment to ensure the regular, safe and [ ... ]

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Cuban youth will pay homage to National Hero Jose Marti on the 164th anniversary of his birth with various [ ... ]

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Cuban First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel said in Managua that Nicaragua can always count on the support, [ ... ]

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BioCubafarma at the Forefront


Friday, 13 January 2017
IMAGE The Center for Research and Development of Medicines (CIDEM), belonging to the BioCubaFarma business group, has 48 projects in investigation of products for human use, stated an expert from that institution.

Septeto Santiaguero Harvests Successes in United States


Saturday, 14 January 2017
IMAGE Septeto Santiaguero (SS), Latin Grammy winner, offers today its proposal in U.S. stages, where it participated in the Global Fest, in New York, before an audience mainly of musicians of that country and the world.

Cuba develops contingency model to deal with recurrent drought


Friday, 13 January 2017
IMAGE The development of a Cuban model on how to deal with drought is the highest priority for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA by its Spanish acronym), said its head Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya.

Travel from the US to Cuba grew 34 percent in 2016


Friday, 13 January 2017
IMAGE Some 614 433 visitors arrived in Cuba from USA in 2016, representing a 34 percent increase when compared to the previous year, despite the fact that Americans are still unable to do tourism on Cuba because of the blockade.According to Josefina...

Rene Gonzalez: We have to keep Jose Marti´s legacy alive


Friday, 13 January 2017
IMAGE To rescue and keep alive José Martí´s legacy and do it also from the current circumstances and demands, is the main mission of the José Martí Cultural Society (SCJM by its Spanish acronym), said René González Sehwerert, VP of the organization.

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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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An undefeated Fidel inspires us with his example


IMAGE It was not in vain that Fidel united dozens of leaders from sister countries and more than a million Cubans in Havana, moved an entire people along the funeral procession that followed the route traveled by the Caravan of Liberty in 1959 - this time in reverse - and concentrated in this heroic city...

'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...

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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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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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