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On the anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, DeSantis signs a bill requiring the teaching of communism history in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed a measure that will lead to the history of communism being taught in grades as low as kindergarten.

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...
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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...

Florida This Week From June 7th, 2019 On Radioactivity

Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei Plays Audio From Florida This Week on WEDU Listen Here: Select 06/10/19 from the drop down menu https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ This morning we’ll hear a replay of Florida This Week which is a...
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U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist: Floridians & Cubans are harmed by Trump travel restrictions

This week the Trump administration placed further restrictions on the rights of Americans to travel to Cuba; among the new restrictions are cruise ships and group “people to people” travel. For reaction, WMNF asked Democratic...

La Gaceta Editor and Publisher Discusses Trump’s Cuba Travel Restrictions

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 06/05/19 in the drop down menu https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ Intro: Good morning- welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. The Trump administration is banning cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on...
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Update: Joe Biden is in Tampa Bay today. When he was here in 2016, the VP stressed Cuba, TPP and natural gas

Update on June 4, 2018 – Former Vice President Joe Biden is speaking Monday night in St. Petersburg. Here’s a WMNF News report from when the VP spoke at University of Tampa on May 11,...

Where Do Your Pentagon Tax Dollars Go? And Official Tampa Delegation Visits Cuba

Radioactivity 10 24 2017 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: Here’s Where Your Tax Dollars for “Defense” Really Go Four soldiers were killed this month in Niger, catching many people off...

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