La Voz del Niquel, 35 years reflecting the daily work in Moa

Camilo Velasco, director of the station and with 30 years of experience in the media, told AIN that the staff of the station is about 60 workers, 12 of them journalists.

Velasco said La Voz de Niquel also reaches nickel adjacent areas in the neighboring municipalities of Sagua de Tánamo and Frank País and some settlements of Baracoa, in Guantanamo.

Velasco added that the station broadcasts 18 hours a day, has a website and given each year for their anniversary “The Nickel Microphone “, the highest distinction of the station.

Felix Ramon Lobaina, one of the founders and experienced journalist from Moa, told AIN that radio programming reflects the daily lives of the men and women of nickel, one of the export items and of concern to the Cuban economy.

Member of the Union of Journalists of Cuba since its inception in the Holguin municipality Lobaina explained that the most important on a local radio station as the Moa´s, is transparently express the reality of the working population of the town.

“There are many Moa residents who work long hours in the mines, nickel in plants, but also in sectors such as construction and defense, they deserve the recognition of their family and neighbors, expressed through our station,” said.

Translated by: Daysi Olano

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