It’s been speculated for a while, but Monday for the first time the executive director of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy said for certain the Floridians for Solar Choice question will not be on this year’s ballot, though 2018 is possible. Our guest by phone from Ft. Lauderdale was Alissa Schafer. She’s solar communications and policy… Read more »
By Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity we talk about the latest political issues facing the Tampa Bay Area with Patrick Mantaiga, editor and publisher of La Gaceta, the only trilingual newspaper in the country that has been covering local news from Ybor city for 93 years. With Mantaiga we discuss Hillsborough County’s transportation dilemma, mobility… Read more »
The City of St. Petersburg will be part of an effort to restore a fading monument in Havana, Cuba that honors civil rights leaders Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X; Mayor Rick Kriseman recently led a city delegation to Cuba. During a press conference earlier this month, Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin said… Read more »
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman has returned from what he called a “very worthwhile trip” to Cuba. During a press conference at City Hall Tuesday afternoon, Kriseman said he was blown away by the beauty and the arts in Havana. The St. Petersburg delegation met for two hours with the deputy director for American affairs… Read more »
Today we listen back on the latest Florida this Week, a political discussion show moderated by Radioactivity host Rob Lorei. On this episode we look at the rekindled ties between the US and Cuba, what’s up with David Jolly’s district seat as he runs for Senate, and recent remarks made by Jeb Bush at a… Read more »
The Cuban flag was raised inside the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. Monday morning for the first time in 54 years; our guests in the studio who took calls about this issue were Rayshawna Black with Black Girls Survive Cancer and Noel Smith, curator of Latin American and Caribbean Art at USF’s Institute for Research… Read more »
Former USF President and state legislator Betty Castor talks about her trip to Cuba, higher education & health care policy
Folk Musician Carlos Valera, often called the ‘Bob Dylan of Cuba’, joins us today on Radioactivity
The Fairness Doctrine debate segment takes on the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba
Eckard College Professor shares experiences from recent two week trip to Cuba with students.
Watching the Cuba-U.S. rapprochement unfold
Tampa International Airport expects more direct flights to Cuba after thaw in relations
Author TJ English explores American organized crime within Cuba in *Havana Nocturne*
Radioactivity airs an Episode of The Ralph Nader Radio Hour
Local Reactions and Oppositions to President Obama’s New Approach on Cuba.
US and Cuba look to mend diplomatic relations
Rob Lorei speaks to Eric Newman president of the JC Newman company and grandson of the company’s founder.
Rob Lorei welcomes guests State rep. Darryl Rousson, political consultant Victor Dimaio, and Barry Edwards who discuss their recent trip to Cuba.