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After nearly four years of talks, delegations from the FARC-EP and the Colombian government have signed [ ... ]


President Raul Castro congratulated the members of the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists [ ... ]


Government and journalistic associations in Iran agreed today to praise the good level of cooperation [ ... ]


Cuban president Raul Castro saw off his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales at the Havana´s Jose Marti [ ... ]


The news

Peruvian Communist Leaders Stress Fidel Castro's Importance

Thursday, 25 August 2016
IMAGE The two main Peruvian communist leaders today stressed the importance of the tribute a regional event of leftist parties will pay here to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, for his 90th birthday.

Fidel Castro's Impetus to Cuban Education Stressed in Argentina

Thursday, 25 August 2016
IMAGE One of the pillars of Fidel Castro''s revolutionary work was focused on developing education in Cuba and today that island shows admirable development indicators, Argentine academic leader, Gabriela Diker, highlighted here. The president of the...

Cuba finishes 18 in Rio Olympics

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
IMAGE With a harvest of five gold, two silver and four bronze medals Cuba ranked 18th in the overall standings of the 31st Olympic Games Rio 2016 that concluded last Sunday in that Brazilian city. With that performance the Cuban delegation tied the...

ETECSA and AT&T Sign Agreements

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
IMAGE The Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba S.A. (Cuba's Telecommunications Company, ETECSA) and the U.S. telecommunications company AT & T, have concluded negotiations and signed Agreements of Direct Interconnection for the exchange of...

Discus thrower Caballero finishes third in Rio

Tuesday, 16 August 2016
IMAGE Cuban Denia Caballero won the bronze medal in the women´s discus throw event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games held in this South American city.

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Cubans celebrate the Day of National Rebelliousness

Radio News Cuba # 331

Radio News Cuba. Special weekly audio news summary published by the Cuban Radio System from 13 to 20 june 2016.

Juan Carlos Oliva, "the pitching coach even when sleeping is working"

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The opinion

The vision of a leader that inspired a newspaper

IMAGE One afternoon in May 1963, Fidel Castro visited the daily Pravda during his significant first trip to the Soviet Union. On leaving he said: “I would like our daily to be like this, the official voice of the party.” I believe those of us who accompanied him then were far from fully understanding...

“What Fidel irradiates is amazing”

IMAGE Antonio Martínez, director of the Hotel Nacional for over 20 years, shares little-known stories of the leader of the Cuban Revolution. Photo: Courtesy of Cuba’s Hotel Nacional On a scorching Saturday afternoon, behind a sign reading “Manager’s Office” Antonio Martínez - ill with the flu -...

Feature articles about radio

Intl. Repercussion of Colombia's Cease-Fire Accord

IMAGE International media echoed the signing of the Bilateral and Definitive Agreement on the Cease-fire and Cessation of Hostilities, Laying down of Weapons and Security Guarantees between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) that took place today in this capital.The multinational Telesur...

Cuban television at US homes

IMAGE A 24-hour TV Satellite broadcast of Cuban audiovisuals will be reaching the US audience on the CubaMax TV channel following a joint accord reached between the Cuban Radio and Television Institute and Dish Network TV. According to a report by Granma newspaper, Cuba Max TV is on the air since Thursday, backed with its Sling Internet platform as...

Role of the Design in the Cuban Industry Debated in Next Forum

IMAGE The International CubaDiseño 2016 Forum to be held on June 23rd at Havana´s Convention Center will center its debates in promoting the role of design in the Cuban industry and society. The event is one of the collateral activities of the II International Cubaindustria 2016 Convention and Exhibition to be held on June 20th to the 24th. The...

ITU Acknowledges Cuba''s Prestige in the Radio Communication Sector

IMAGE François Rancy, director of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has acknowledged Cuba''s prestige in terms of radio communications. During a meeting with Cuban First Deputy Communications Minister, Jorge Luis Perdomo, Rancy praised the Caribbean island's active participation in the work of ITU, diplomatic sources report. He also...

Cuban Radialist

Cuban Actor Mario Limonta, 2016 National Humor Award Winner

IMAGE 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...

Hilia Tamayo talk about radio

IMAGE Hilia Barbara Tamayo Batista, a journalist of Radio Rebelde, awarded with the Microfono de la Radio. "I started my career about 30 years ago at the station Radio Maboas, municipality of Amancio, Las Tunas; I started there as program director and consultant, then moved to Radio Victoria, where I worked as a public relations specialist, deputy...

Forever in the memory Aida Isalbe

IMAGE Wednesday was known about the sudden death of our dear colleague Elisa Isalbe Aida Diaz, outstanding actress of stage, film, radio and television, who was born on December 2, 1950, to devote his life to art.

Orlando Contreras Castro: Defender of journalism with spirit of nation

IMAGE "I've always tried to do journalism militant spirit of class and nation, in other words that is credible, that help us all in this project belongs to everyone," he said in one of his autobiographies the prominent Chilean-Cuban commentator Orlando Contreras Castro, who left for radio journalism a trail of good ways and moments that link it to the...

Cuban Radio History

Commercial radio in Cuba

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

Camagüey Marks 91st Anniversary of First Radio Transmission

IMAGE 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.

Radio 26, in the heart of Matanzas

IMAGE 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.

Las Tunas: The radio in the memories of Maria Josefa

IMAGE 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...