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Cuba/Cuban-Americans

Hot tunes and ghostly tales: Tropical Heatwave at the Cuban Club

We invite you, to join us in this journey of exploration and imagination. Share with us your own experiences, your encounters with the ethereal
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Tampa City Councilman Luis Viera and Tracey McManus talk local elections and more

Luis Viera consistently brings a calm, measured and thoughtful tone to the dais at Tampa City Council, and council’s second-longest tenured representative brought the same to WMNF Tampa today as we discussed a smattering of...

Episode 19: Earnest Coney Chief Executive of CDC of Tampa

CDC of Tampa is a social service organization that is responsible for making society better by providing skills for the modern workforce, real estate for low to affordable housing, and youth programs.  This CDC organization...

Anti-Fascist woman’s march mural

Camilla Carrero reporting:   Woman’s History month is wrapping up with a celebration last night at the Cuban Club, where local historians discussed the significance around the unveiling of a new mural and historic marker...

No Pasarán! The Ybor City women who fought fascism

Women's political activism in Ybor City, Florida and their fight against fascism at home and abroad during the time of the Spanish Civil War.

Speaking with director of the film ‘Frenemies’ about the US embargo of Cuba

WMNF interviews the director of the film Frenemies, a documentary about how the Cuban people have been impacted by the U.S. embargo.
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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor supports Cuba protesters and peaceful regime change

Wednesday morning in Ybor City, Tampa-area Democratic Congress member Kathy Castor called for the U.S. to encourage peaceful regime change in Cuba. She spoke in support of Cuban protesters from José Martí Park, which is...
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Sarasota protest against Cuba’s government

By Robert Neff / WMNF News On Sunday, a crowd of over 100 people packed an intersection in downtown Sarasota. The protestors were demanding an end to the administration of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel. The...
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Radioactivity Thursday: Local Medical Doctor Trained in Cuba Calls for Lifting Trade Embargo

March 25, 2021 Good morning, I’m Rob Lorei and this is WMNF’s Radioactivity program. Our guest today is Dr. Graham Sowa, MD, 35,  who practices internal medicine here in Hillsborough County. He has an unusual...
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Cuba expert defends Sanders’ statement about education under Fidel; Democratic “superdelegates” and a possible “brokered convention”

About a week ago, establishment politicians criticized Senator Bernie Sanders for his comments about Cuba on 60 minutes. The Democratic presidential frontrunner said that when Fidel Castro was president of Cuba there was repression, but...

What did Bernie Sanders really say about Fidel Castro?

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Follow this link and select 02/25/20 from the drop down menu: https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today: Bernie Sanders is being criticized...
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St. Pete mayor reacts to Trump’s Cuba travel restrictions, diverted cruise

This month the Trump administration took away more freedoms from Americans to travel to Cuba, including banning all cruise travel. WMNF spoke with St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, who was on a cruise to Cuba...

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