Portal of the Cuban Radio in the Internet

May firs

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.

That first transmitter was known as the 7AZ, years later renamed CMJA. Other radio stations would come into being throughout Camaguey province during the 1930's and 40's, such as Radio Triunfo, Radio Legendario and Radio Camagüey .

Radio Cadena Agramonte was set up in 1957 in a bid to serve the people's physiological needs of being informed, educated and entertained through a varied and participatory programming.

From that moment on and up to the present, Camaguey provincial radio station has been pounding within the people's hearts, keeping them informed on each major happening and always accompanying them.

By doing this, and as professor Vicente González Castro used to say, "people realized that radio helped them make their imagination running wild", so they started to dream through aerials.

Today, 91 years after the onset of radio broadcasting in the city of Camagüey, it is time to congratulate all broadcast media professional that everyday manage to get into the houses of those living in Camaguey and further and become part of their lives.

Pin It

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Summary of featured news

Cuban President received Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on Monday [ ... ]

Read more...

Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuban Foreign Minister, reiterated today from Vienna, Austria, the willingness [ ... ]

Read more...

Speaking during the National Assembly Extraordinary Session, taking place today, June 1, the President [ ... ]

Read more...

Cuban First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel reaffirmed, yesterday May 29, that his official visit [ ... ]

Read more...

The news

Cuba and Syria Ratify Interests in Parliamentary Exchanges


Tuesday, 20 June 2017
IMAGE The President of the Syrian Friendship with Cuba Parliamentary group, Ayman Malandi ratified on Monday in Damascus an interest in exchanges at that level between both nations during an encounter with the Cuban ambassador to that country, Rogerio...

Cuban Health Colaboration Extended to 162 Countries


Tuesday, 20 June 2017
IMAGE Cuba’s health professionals abroad totalling almost 373 thousand have offered their medical aid to 162 countries since its first colaboration to Chile in 1960.

Statement by the Revolutionary Government of Cuba


Monday, 19 June 2017
IMAGE On June 16, 2017, US President Donald Trump delivered a speech full of hostile anti-Cuban rhetoric reminiscent of the times of open confrontation with our country in a Miami theater.

Cuban Radio Podcasting

About this website

The opinion

London Fire: What is the value of life in the UK?


IMAGE Arnold Turling is a very angry and unhappy man — vindicated, but at what cost?

Trafficking in persons: Life is not a commodity


IMAGE Trafficking in persons, considered to be a “21st century form of slavery,” is a phenomenon that transcends borders and demonstrates that in many parts of the world, human rights are still not guaranteed

Featured audio

Insecurity and Fear Prevail in Macri's Argentina

Read more ...

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.

Radio News Cuba # 333

Radio News Cuba. Special weekly audio news summary published by the Cuban Radio System from 16 to 23 october 2016.

FEATURE ARTICLES ABOUT RADIO

Radio Habana Cuba
Fidel Castro Always Had Strong Links with Sports

Right fielder and former member of Cuban baseball team Luís Giraldo Casanova considered the recently deceased leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, as the best sponsor of sports in Cuba.

Read more...
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;

Read more...
Darcy Borrero Batista / Translated by ESTI
Without fear to the World

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.

Read more...
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 [ ... ]

Read more...

CUBAN RADIALIST

Yohana Pérez Monrabal / Radio Guamá
A man short of words, good hearted and passionate for the radio

His name may be known to regular listeners of Radio Guamá, because at the end of many of the reports, chronicles, information and other journalistic genres or programs, it is often said:

Read more...
Rafael Suárez Portuondo / CubanRadio
Ivón Albelo Medina: I don’t get tired

On the occasion of the 59th anniversary of Radio Rebelde, I took interest in the search of a professional of the radio station founded by Che, and I found her immerse in her work, well focused, at the computer of her small office. She is the Head of the Reporters’ Department in Radio Rebelde Ivón Albelo Medina.

Read more...
Dayani Haro Córodovez / Radio Reloj
The News Food and Passion (+Video)

He is our Chinese, the one who joined the station family 40 years ago and did it to stay. News is in his blood. That is why he is right there, where he can be thoroughly dedicated to journalism. It was in October 1978 when Lázaro Chiang Macate entered Radio Reloj. He remembers his start, as editor, and the very day he met the leader of Cuban Revolution [ ... ]

Read more...
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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...
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.

Read more...
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.

Read more...
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 [ ... ]

Read more...