Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

  • Visiting Puerto Rican Independence Activist Oscar López Rivera Pays Tribute to Ernesto 'Che' Guevara02:49 PM

    Former Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera is visiting Cuba and is currently travelling across the island, after wrapping up several days here in Havana.

  • Puerto Rican Independence Fighter Oscar López Rivera Presented with Solidarity Order15/11/17

    Former Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera is visiting Cuba for the first time since his release from U.S. prisons, where he was held for 36 years for fighting for the independence of his homeland. He was awarded Cuba's Order of Solidarity here in Havana on Monday.

  • Cuban Senior Diplomat Says White House's Latest Decision Reinforces Blockade against Island09/11/17

    Director General for United States in the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal spoke to the media in Havana Wednesday evening, just hours after the US government published regulations that further restrict travel and economic interaction with Cuba.

  • Cuban Children Speak about President Trump08/11/17

    Radio Havana Cuba's Juan Jacomino speaks with two young Cuban children, Sofia Herrera, who is 6 years old and her brother Hector Hererra, who is 8 – and asked them what they think about Donald Trump, on this, the first anniversary of his election as president of the United States.

  • Havana Hosts Annual Meeting of New York Section of American Neurological Association07/11/17

    The New York section of the American Neurological Association is holding its annual meeting here in Havana.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Scientific and Medical Report06/11/17

    Prestigious experts from Cuba, Chile, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Luxembourg, Peru, Russia and Mexico participated in the 8th International Conference on Health Psychology, which ran October 30th through November 3rd in Havana.

  • Cuban, U.S. Firms Agree on First Direct Sale of Machines to Cuba in Over Half a Century06/11/17

    The agreement, signed in the framework of the Havana International Trade Fair by U.S.'s John Deere & Co. and Cuba's Maquimport Company, provides for the direct sale of U.S. farm tractors to Cuba.

  • Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Says The U.S. Has No Moral Authority to Question Cuba01/11/17

    Excerpts of the speech delivered by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez at the UN General Assembly on UN Resolution against U.S. Blockade.

  • Remarks by Cuban Minister for Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrígo Malmierca at Opening of FIHAV 201731/10/17

    The 35th Havana International Trade Fair (FIHAV 2017) opened Monday with the participation of 3,400 businesses and exhibitors from 70 countries.

  • Comments to RHC by Dr. Ilan Ehrlich, a Professor of History at Bergen Community College, in New Jersey26/10/17

    Dr. Ilan Ehrlich has a Ph.D. in Latin American history from the City University of New York, and is the author of book on Cuban patriot Eduardo Chibás.

  • Show more
  • Havana to Host 9th International Meeting of Communications and Information Researchers and Scholars24/10/17

    RHC's Juan Jacomino reports on a press conference regarding the upcoming meeting of Cuban and foreign communications and information experts, set for November in the Cuban capital.

  • 19th World Festival of Youth and Students Wraps Up in Russia24/10/17

    The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students ended in Russia over the weekend and Cuban delegates and youth leaders have just returned to Havana. With more on the story, here's Juan Jacomino.

  • RHC's Interview with Patrick Manteiga, Editor and Publisher of La Gaceta Newspaper in Tampa20/10/17

    RHC's Juan Jacomino talks with Patrick Manteiga from Tampa, Florida, who visited Havana with a delegation from the Tampa City Council.

  • Visiting Delegation from Tampa City Council Speaks Highly of Meetings with Cuban Officials18/10/17

    The visiting delegation from the Tampa City Council has been the news over the past several days, touring economic and social places of interest. Juan Jacomino has more on this important visit from the neighboring U.S. state of Florida.

  • Council Members of the U.S. Cities of Tampa and St Petersburg Attend Business Forum in Cuba 17/10/17

    Council members of the U.S. cities of Tampa and St Petersburg are visiting Cuba. RHC's Juan Jacomino has the details.

  • Show more
  • Sochi Hosts World's Biggest Youth Event16/10/17

    The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students is underway in Sochi... with the inauguration of the huge youth event over the weekend. With more on the story, here's Juan Jacomino.

  • Q&A Segment of Press Conference by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez04/10/17

    During the Q and A segment of Tuesday's press conference here in Havana, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez reiterated Cuba's condemnation of Washington's latest moves on Cuba, calling them a setback, which harm bilateral ties.

  • Cuba Denounces Expulsion of Its Diplomats from the U.S. as Politically Motivated03/10/17

    Statements by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez to the Cuban and foreign press in Havana about the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from the country's embassy in Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Group Opposes Trump's Travel Warning on Cuba02/10/17

    Together with the decision to reduce U.S. embassy staff in Cuba to only essential personnel, Washington has suspended the issuance of visas for Cubans who want to go visit or live there and also issued a travel warning, urging U.S. citizens not to travel to the Caribbean state.

  • China's Red Cross Society Assists Cubans in Wake of Hurricane Irma27/09/17

    Specialists from the Red Cross Society of China are in Havana helping Cubans in the recovery effort after Hurricane Irma.

  • Show more
  • First Humanitarian Aid Shipment from Venezuela Arrives in Havana13/09/17

    Recovery efforts continue here in Havana and throughout Cuba and international solidarity is also coming in. Yesterday, the first cargo flight arrived from Venezuela

  • Tribute Paid in Havana to U.S. Reverend Lucius Walker on 7th Anniversary of his Death08/09/17

    IFCO, the Interre. Foundatin for Comm Organization and the Rev Lucius Walker were honored yesterday here in Havana.

  • Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Alfonso María Dastis Quecedo Visits Cuba07/09/17

    Cuban President Raul Castro and the island's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez met with the visiting Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup02:08 PM

    The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) has confirmed its participation in the day of tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, with a comprehensive program of different styles that includes a world premiere.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup14/11/17

    The Contemporary Music Festival in Havana is celebrating until November 19, world melodies of the last decades and several premieres.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup08/11/17

    The Art and Fashion Festival will take place on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, from 8:30 in the evening at the Cuban Art Building of the National Museum of Fine Arts (MNBA).

  • RHC's Arts Roundup07/11/17

    The first 12 days of November are enjoying the country's First International Spanish Dance and Flamenco Festival, organized by the Spanish Ballet of Cuba in honor of its 30th anniversary

  • RHC's Arts Roundup06/11/17

    Cuban painter and engraver Eduardo Roca, alias Choco, has been awarded the 2017 National Prize for Visual Arts for his valuable contribution to the development of visual arts on the island by The National Visual Arts Council and the Ministry of Culture of Cuba.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Arts Roundup31/10/17

    On the heels of Cuban Culture day, Cuban author and essayist Graziela Pogolotti published an erudite article in the last edition of Juventud Rebelde entitled "How Cuban Culture Came To Be."

  • RHC's Arts Roundup25/10/17

    The first 12 days of November will see the arrival of the country's First International Spanish Dance and Flamenco Festival, organized by the Spanish Ballet of Cuba in honor of its 30th anniversary

  • RHC's Arts Roundup24/10/17

    The Iberoarte 2017 Artisan’s Fair has opened its doors in the Expo-Holguin Center with the participation of exhibitors from 10 countries and it will run until October 29th.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup20/10/17

    Today is Culture Day in Cuba and it goes back a long way. In 1868, Perucho Figueredo, a Cuban attorney from the city of Bayamo, wrote some verses inspired by the Independence spirits of the time which later became the combat march of October 20th, 1868. Bayamo itself turned into the first free city in Cuba and capital of the Republic in Arms.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup18/10/17

    We are kicking off our program today with sound clips of 2 visiting residents of Tampa Florida. The first contains the remarks of Michael Tomor, Executive Director of the Tampa Museum of Art and the second contains the comments of philanthropist and Ambassador at Large for Liberia David A. Straz Junior.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Arts Roundup10/10/17

    Cuban Writer Leonardo Padura is touring the Boston Area October 10 to 17. The author’s wide popularity is rooted in the series of detective novels he’s written, the first four of which have been made into films.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup04/10/17

    The Cuban company, Acosta Danza, directed by the prestigious dancer Carlos Acosta, has received very favorable reviews in the United Kingdom after its debut in London’s Sadler's Wells Theater.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup03/10/17

    From last Friday, September 29 to Thursday, October 5, the fourth edition of the Patria Grande Festival will take place in Cuba, a Latin American rock meeting in which new and well-known bands meet, embracing cultural and artistic exchange.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup02/10/17

    The Cuban company, Acosta Danza, directed by the prestigious dancer Carlos Acosta, received very favorable reviews in the United Kingdom after its debut in the Theater Sadler's Wells, of London.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup29/09/17

    The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) announced today that it will revive the most successful work of choreographer and co-founder Alberto Alonso, his version of Carmen, along with two pieces by director Alicia Alonso.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Arts Roundup27/09/17

    For listeners living in or planning a trip to Los Angeles in the coming months, there is an exhibit called "Cuba Is" at the Annenberg Space for Photography. 

  • RHC's Arts Roundup27/09/17

    The Coffee Route or La Ruta del Café excursion is one of the options presented by the province of Santiago de Cuba at the International Nature Tourism Event, Turnat 2017, from 26 to 30 in Holguin.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup13/09/17

    EMBARGO The new movie by Jeri Rice, opens on Friday, September the 15th. at the New York City Village East Cinema. There will be six screenings daily thru Sept. 21.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup06/09/17

    The organizers of the International Puppet Workshop of Matanzas today confirmed that the 13th. edition will be from April 24 to 29, 2018, in theaters and open spaces of the city.

  • RHC's Arts Roundup 05/09/17

    If you are in Philadelphia, or near there, take a peek into the beauty of Cuba through artist Sandy Stolzman's exhibit running through Thursday, Sept. 7 to Sunday, Oct. 8, at the RACSO Art Gallery, on 1935 E. Passyunk Ave, in Philadelphia.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Arts Roundup04/09/17

    The terrible assassination of the eight medical students committed by Spanish colonial authorities in 1871 has motivated movie-maker Alejandro Gil to shoot the new full-length film Innocence, production of which is set to start in October.

  • The World's Wealth In Few Hands02:43 PM

    Barely one percent of the world's population owns half of the Earth's monetary resources, according to a new report that reveals the huge disparities in today's world, where the gap between the opulent and the dispossest expands every day in number and wealth.

  • Cancer, a Disease that Reflects the World's Inequalities17/11/17

    Mexico City has gathered experts attending the so called World Summit of Leaders against Cancer, a gathering where politicians, researchers and medical experts examined that disease charged with taking the lives annually of almost nine million human beings throughout the world.

  • Women in Danger in Mexico16/11/17

    Seven women every day, an average of one every three hours, die in Mexico as a result of gender violence in that nation, while the authorities are abstaining from applying available prevention instruments, according to charges leveled by the Chairman of the National Commission for Human Rights, Luis Raul Gonzalez.

  • A World Apart10/11/17

    The scandal provoked by the emergency of the so-called “Paradise Papers”, a re-edition of the already known Panama Papers, has reafirmed the idea that the richest of the rich in our planet have created a separate environment, where they manage their finances at will and without any supervision or inteference, divorced from the financial and juridical stipulations of the States' and from International Law.

  • Rich, Famous and….Tax Evaders07/11/17

    The dark financial wheelings and dealings of aristocrats, magnates, personalities of the arts and sports world, and politicians, among others, were revealed to the world following the publication of thirteen million archives that show how they hide their earnings and how they place their money in fiscal paradises in order to avoid complying with their citizens' duties and pay taxes.

  • Show more
  • Honduran Government Involved in Murder of Environmentalist02/11/17

    A group of independent jurists has declared that members of the Honduran Government, along with a mob paid by a local company, are responsible for the murder of environmentalist Berta Caceres.

  • U.S. Confirms Grotesque Plans of Aggresion against Cuba01/11/17

    The decision of the Government of the United States to declasify a small number of documents linked to the murder of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, in 1963, has served to confirm the synister Washington plans to justify an open military aggression against Cuba.

  • Is Mother Earth Going Back to The Pleistocene?31/10/17

    The concentration of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere, one of the main components of the Earth's Green House effect, last year reached levels not registered for millions of years, when the temperature was two or three degrees centigrade over current levels, according to a report presented just hours ago.

  • Colombian Indigenous People Demand Respect for Their Rights30/10/17

    Tens of thousands of Colombian native peoples marched this Monday in several cities of that South American nation to demand respect for their rights, an end to repression and that their claims be taken into account in the peace accords between the Colombian Government and the insurgent Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces-Peoples Army.

  • Puerto Rico: Time to Rethink Ties with U.S.24/10/17

    The indifference and insensitivity shown by the US. Government headed by Donald Trump to the terrible damage inflicted on Puerto Rico by two powerful hurricanes should indicate to the people of that Caribbean island nation that it is time to rethink its current relationship with a Government that brands the Island as a quote Free Associated State unquote, but does not extend the island the treatment proper to that condition.

  • Show more
  • Cuba Helps Caribbean States Recover from Devastation Caused by Powerful Hurricanes20/10/17

    The difficult situation of Caribbean Island nations afflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria is closely followed by Cuba, a nation also affected but that is providing assistance to smaller countries devastated by the storms.

  • Foul Signals for Peace in Colombia18/10/17

    Several signs flagged up this week on the serious difficulties for peace to advance in Colombia despite the agreement signed with the former guerrilla group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

  • Confusion Prevails in Catalonia17/10/17

    Confusion prevails in and out of the Catalonia, one of the multinational entities that conform the Spanish nation, following the independence referendum of October first that was repressed with excessive force by the Spanish Governments police.

  • Tragic Balance of The Earthquake in Mexico10/10/17

    The Government of Mexico has officially ended the search for missing persons as a result of the September 19 earthquakes in several areas of the nation that left 396 dead plus seventy four others that died two weeks earlier as a result of another quake that affected a vast area in South east Mexico, including some of the poorest and most backward regions in that country, such as Oaxaca and Chiapas.

  • Trump in Puerto Rico: Adding Insult to Injury 05/10/17

    In striking with force the island of Puerto Rico, hurricane Maria underscored the colonial status of that Spanish-speaking Caribbean Island, with its people relegated to positions of servitude to the Northern master.

  • Show more
  • Cholera: The Disease of Poverty04/10/17

    For several centuries, cholera was one of the plagues that decimated humanklnd, and the sole mention of its name sent waves of fear among whole populations.

  • Spanish Government Cracks Down on Catalonia Independence Vote02/10/17

    For several hours this Sunday, the tv signals carried the images of the incredible police brutality imposed by the Spanish Administration of President Mariano Rajoy against unarmed Catalonian civilians participating in a referendum on their eventual independence and proclaiming their territory as a sovereign, independent republic.

  • Mr. Trump Fails again in His Battle against Obamacare28/09/17

    President Donald Trump has scored his third failure in a row in his attempt to dismantle the health programme enforced by his predecesor, Barak Obama.

  • IRMA: THE EYES OF FEAR13/09/17

    One resident of the Cuban coastal town of Santa Cruz del Norte, near Havana, who had the very bad idea of not accompanying his family in the mandatory evacuation of the area before the arrival of hurricane Irma, has told reporters about the terror he lived through following his unwise decision.

  • DRAMATIC AWAKENING OF THE “DREAMERS”07/09/17

    US President Donald Trump put a new spin on its stranglehold policy for immigrants when he decided to squeeze further the programme Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which offered special protection for the so-called childhood dreamers.

  • Show more
  • Pope Francis To Call for Healing and Forgiveness in Colombia 06/09/17

    Pope Francisco today arrived in Colombia and will find a nation that has taken a step orward on the road of peace, after the Government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Army of National Liberation agreed to a bilateral four month cease fire, which may be extended as the peace talks advance.

  • Indigenous Women: The Poorest of The Poor05/09/17

    September 5 is the International Day of Indigenous Women, a date which marks the 1782 execution of indigenous guerrilla fighter Bartolina Sisa at the hands of Spanish colonists in La Paz, Bolivia. The date was first commemorated in 1983 and calls attention to the fact that indigenous women remain the most harmed by contemporary economics and the dispossession of indigenous land since they are loosing the important roles they once played in their societies as caregivers and food producers.

  • BRICS CONDEMN PROTECTIONISM04/09/17

    The Chinese city of Xiamen is hosting the Ninth Summit Meeting of the so-called BRICS group, which gathers the main emerging economies of the world, that is Brazil, Rusia, India, China y South Africa, favouring an open international trade under conditions of equality and justice, as well as cooperation and a world order keynoted by equality, justice, cooperation calling for negotiations and dialogue as the way to resolve conflicts.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Real Story'09/11/17

    The news reiterated by the official media of the United States, about the alleged sonic attack in Havana on US and Canadian diplomats, reminds us of what was transmitted by Orson Welles in the middle of the twentieth century, as a resource to grab the attention of radio listeners when he reported that Martians had attacked.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Real Story'20/10/17

    In Venezuela Chavista governments have been under near-continuous assault from the time Hugo Chávez first took office in 1999. Few elected governments in recent history have faced such sharp confrontation and polarization over such a prolonged period, or met with such a multitude of powerful and hostile forces.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Real Story'05/10/17

    In a country like Cuba, with extraordinary musical groups both in terms of quantity and quality, Yumurí y sus Hermanos stands out.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Real Story'16/09/17

    Until recently, there was news and “not news” – as denoted by comments of “that’s not news” below the line on more light-hearted stories or features. Now there is “fake news”.

  • North Korean Foreign Minister Begins Official Visit to Cuba03:21 PM

    North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho arrived in Cuba on Monday for an official visit.

  • Cuba Ready and Willing to Share Its Experiences in Climate Change Action17/11/17

    The Cuban delegation attending climate change talks in Bonn, Germany, has expressed the country's readiness and willingness to share its experiences in confronting climate change.

  • Experts Note Inconsistencies in Theory About Alleged Sonic Attacks 16/11/17

    With more than 300 contributions and broad consensus on inconsistencies in the hypotheses about alleged sonic attacks on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana, the first day of an on-line forum of scientists and experts in different fields concluded on yesterday, with the debate will continuing for a second day on Thursday.

  • Cuban Experts Issue Statement Condemning Washington's False 'Sonic Attacks' Claim 15/11/17

    The Cuban Society of Otorhinolaryngology has joined other Cuban organizations and institutions in condemning what they call Washington's false claim that U.S. diplomats were the victims of 'sonic attacks' here in Havana.

  • Puerto Rican Independence Fighter Oscar López Rivera Receives Cuba's Order of Solidarity14/11/17

    Puerto Rican independence fighter Oscar López Rivera received Cuba's Order of Solidarity, granted by the Cuban Council of State to renowned personalities from around the world.

  • Show more
  • President Raúl Castro Receives Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien11/11/17

    Cuban President Raúl Castro met Friday in Havana with former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, who is here on a private visit.

  • Former Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera to Receive Solidarity Order in Havana Next Week10/11/17

    Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera will be decorated with the Cuban Solidarity Award during a visit to Havana next week.

  • Cuba Says New US Restrictions Are Serious Setback in Bilateral Relations 09/11/17

    The Cuban government rejected the new restrictions announced by the Trump administration on Wednesday and described them as a serious setback in the bilateral relations between the two countries.

  • President Raúl Castro Attends Gala in Havana to Mark 100th Anniversary of Russian October Revolution08/11/17

    Cuban President Raúl Castro attended a cultural and political gala Tuesday evening here in Havana to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution.

  • Raul Castro Meets with Leaders of the Vietnamese Communist Party07/11/17

    Cuban President and First Secretary of the Communist Party Raul Castro met on Monday in Havana with the member of the Vietnamese Political Bureau and the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Propaganda and Education Commission Vo Van Thoung who is an official visit to the country.

  • Show more
  • Cuba Reaches Four Million Tourist Arrivals06/11/17

    International tourist arrivals in Cuba are reaching the 4 million mark on Monday, according to a press release by the island's Ministry of Tourism.

  • President Raul Castro Sends Condolence Message on Loss of Lives in Vietnam Floods02/11/17

    Cuban President Raúl Castro has sent a message of condolence to Vietnamese leaders and people on the loss of lives caused by recent floods and subsequent landslides in the Asian country.

  • World Votes Against US Blockade of Cuba at the UN01/11/17

    The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly rejected the economic, commercial and financial blockade that the United States has kept against Cuba for almost 60 years.

  • President Raúl Castro Receives Governor Rui Costa dos Santos from Brazilian State of Bahía31/10/17

    President Raúl Castro met Monday in Havana with Rui Costa dos Santos, governor of the Brazilian state of Bahía, who is attending the Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2017.

  • Cuba Announces New Migration Regulations 30/10/17

    New migratory regulations will go into effect in Cuba starting January 1st, 2018, as announced over the weekend in the US capital by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.

  • Show more
  • Cuban Foreign Minister Arrives in New York for UN Debate and Vote on U.S. Blockade28/10/17

    Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, has arrived in New York for the presentation and voting of the draft resolution entitled "The need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba ", which will take place next Tuesday, November 1, in the framework of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

  • RHC's Weekly Review28/10/17

    RHC's segment where we take a look at the week's top news stories here on Radio Havana Cuba.

  • Cubans Residing in the U.S. Converge on Washington to Support Island's Sovereignty27/10/17

    The Fourth National Meeting of Cuban Residents in the United States will take place in the U.S. capital on Saturday.

  • Cuban, U.S. Experts Agree: No Evidence of Presumed “Sonic Attacks”26/10/17

    Cuban and U.S. experts agree that there is no evidence whatsoever of presumed 'sonic attacks' against U.S. diplomats in Havana.

  • Cuban Investigators Say U.S. Sonic Attack Allegations are Science Fiction and Slander25/10/17

    Cuban officials investigating U.S. complaints of alleged sonic attacks against U.S. diplomats in Havana said talk of such strikes is “science fiction” and described Washington's allegations as “slander.”

  • Show more
  • Cuba Demands End to U.S. Electronic Warfare24/10/17

    Cuba has demanded at the United Nations an end to U.S. electronic warfare against the Caribbean state, calling it 'a gross violation of international law and regulations.'

  • Cubans Residing in Europe Demand the Lifting of the U.S. Blockade 24/10/17

    Participants at the 12th Encounter of Cuban Residents in Europe committed themselves to step up actions to demand the lifting of the U.S. economic, financial and commercial blockade against the island.

  • Some 60 Countries to Attend Havana's International Trade Fair FIHAV 20/10/17

    Preparations are underway for Havana's International Trade Fair (FIHAV 2017), to be held from October 30th through November 3rd at the Expocuba fairgrounds.

  • Parliament President Esteban Lazo Receives Haitian Counterpart18/10/17

    Cuban Parliament President Esteban Lazo met Tuesday in Havana with his visiting Haitian counterpart Youri Latortue, whom he reasserted Cuba's readiness and willingness to further strengthen its assistance to and cooperation with Haiti in several sectors, including health, education.

  • President Raul Castro Congratulates Nicolas Maduro on PSUV´s Electoral Victory 17/10/17

    Cuban President Raul Castro congratulated his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, on the occasion of the resounding victory obtained by the Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela in the regional elections held Sunday.

  • Show more
  • World Food Program Praises Cuba's Record in Face of Natural Disasters16/10/17

    The Cuban representative of the World Food Program (WFP), Laura Melo, has highlighted the low levels of human losses and efficient early warning systems on the Caribbean island in the face of natural disasters.

  • RHC's Weekly Review13/10/17

    A look at the week's top news stories here on Radio Havana Cuba.

  • Cuba Will Denounce Reinforcement of U.S. Blockade at the UN 13/10/17

    Almost 60 years after the implementation of the US blockade against Cuba, the hostile policy is being reinforced, undermining the diplomatic progress made by the two countries. That is one of the messages of the report submitted by Cuba to the UN General Assembly on the need of putting an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade.

  • Culture Minister Abel Prieto Meets in Brussels with European Foreign Relations Chief Federica Mogherini12/10/17

    Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto met Thursday in Brussels with the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini.

  • President Raúl Castro Presides over Ceremony in Santiago on Anniversary of Start of Cuba's Independence Struggle10/10/17

    Cuban President Raúl Castro presided over the main ceremony in Santiago de Cuba on the 149th anniversary of the start of Cuba's independence war, on October 10, 1868.

  • Show more
  • Cuba Condemns Washington's Latest Move against Nicaragua06/10/17

    Cuba has strongly condemned the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of a legislative initiative that clearly reflects Washington's intention to interfere in the internal affairs of Nicaragua.

  • Cuban Youth Delegation Participates in Tribute to Ernesto 'Che' Guevara in Bolivia05/10/17

    A Cuban youth delegation, made up of representatives of mass organizations, artists and academics, is participating in a series of activities in Vallegrande, Bolivia, to pay tribute to legendary Guerrilla fighter Ernesto 'Che' Guevara on the 50th anniversary of his death in the Andean nation on October 8th, 1967.

  • No Reply So Far to Cuba's Request to Participate in Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico04/10/17

    Cuban authorities are still waiting for a response from the United States to their offer to provide relief to the people of Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

  • Cuban Unions Call for Volunteer Work02/10/17

    The Confederation of Cuban Workers, the CTC, has called for a massive day of voluntary work on Saturday, October 7th, in response to President Raúl Castro's call in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

  • Cuba Calls U.S. Decision to Pull Out Diplomats 'Hasty'29/09/17

    Cuba termed as 'hasty' Washington's decision to pull out most of it diplomatic staff at the embassy in Havana and limiting the issuance of visas for Cubans to travel to the U.S., in the wake of alleged 'sonic attacks' against U.S. diplomats and their families on the island.

  • Show more
  • Panamanian First Lady in Cuba to Deliver Humanitarian Cargo 28/09/17

    Panama's First Lady Lorena Castillo de Varela arrived in Cuba to officially deliver a new humanitarian aid cargo sent by the Panamanian people to Cuban victims of Hurricane Irma.

  • Aid Continues to Arrive in Cuba in Wake of Hurricane Irma16/09/17

    Messages of solidarity and shipments of humanitarian aid have continued to arrive in Cuba, in the wake of devastation caused by category 5 Hurricane Irma.

  • Recovery Efforts Begin in Havana in Wake of Hurricane Irma11/09/17

    Vice President of the Council of State and President of the Havana Provincial Civil Defense Council, Mercedes López Acea, called for all means and resources to be employed in recovery efforts, during a working meeting held yesterday, Sunday, to outline the actions underway in the capital.

  • Irma Causes Rain and Coastal Flooding in Eastern Cuba08/09/17

    During the early hours of Friday morning, Hurricane Irma began lashing the seas north of eastern Cuba, causing coastal flooding on the northern coast of the provinces of Guantanamo and Holguín.

  • President Raúl Castro Receives Spanish Foreign Minister07/09/17

    Cuban President Raúl Castro met Wednesday in Havana with the visiting Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Alfonso María Dastis Quecedo.

  • Show more
  • Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Begins Official Visit06/09/17

    Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Alfonso Dastis held talks Wednesday in Havana with senior officials at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, as part of his two-day official visit.

  • President Raul Castro Presides Over Observance of 60th Anniversary of September 5th Popular Uprising 05/09/17

    Cuban President Raul Castro presided over the commemoration activity Tuesday morning in Cienfuegos -- marking the 60th anniversary of the popular armed uprising in that south-central city.

  • Vice President Miguel Díaz Canel Presides Over Main Rally on Beginning of New School Year04/09/17

    Cuban First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel presided over Monday's main rally in central Cienfuegos province on occasion of the beginning of the new school year 2017-2018.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show03:13 PM

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show15/11/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show08/11/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show01/11/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show28/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Mailbag Show25/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show24/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show18/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show13/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show 06/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Mailbag Show04/10/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show27/09/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show13/09/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Mailbag Show06/09/17

    In this program we not only acknowledge receipt of your reception reports and share your comments and suggestions with other listeners. We also answer your questions on the air.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 02:54 PM

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro14/11/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro07/11/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro31/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 28/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro25/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro24/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro17/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro10/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 03/10/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro27/09/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro 05/09/17

    RHC's weekly feature dedicated to the facinating world of radio communications.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Voice of José Martí'08/11/17

    The Voice of José Martí series of programs explores aspects of this prolific writer’s prose, poetry, journalism, notebooks and diary.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Voice of José Martí'25/10/17

    The Voice of José Martí series of programs explore aspects of this prolific writer’s prose, poetry, journalism, notebooks and diary.

  • RHC's Segment 'The Voice of José Martí'04/10/17

    In this program, we focus on Martí's war diaries leading up to his death.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show17/11/17

    Today, we bring a special program, featuring the first of a three-part interview with the Ambassador of the Commonwealth of Dominica to Cuba Matthew Walter.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show10/11/17

    Today, we feature an interview with Kathy Gannett, an activist with Code Pink.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show06/11/17

    The Cuban capital was once again host this past week to entrepreneurs and businesspeople from more than 70 countries, meeting to discuss prospects for trade and investment.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show27/10/17

    CARICOM and the United Nations Development Fund are gearing up to host a donor conference on November 22nd in New York to raise funds to help fast-track the rebuilding process in CARICOM member states battered by Hurricanes Irma and Maria last month.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show20/10/17

    Cuba will continue to share with the Caribbean nations its experience in disaster management and adaptation to climate change, a senior official said this week.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show13/10/17

    Dominica has a vision to become the first climate-resilient nation after the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria last month.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show06/10/17

    António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations announced earlier this week that he is traveling on Saturday October 7 to Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica to survey the damage and to assess what more the United Nations can do to help people recover, in the wake of two major hurricanes.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show29/09/17

    A United Nations disaster assessment official visiting hurricane-battered Dominica says an estimated 60,000 to 65,000 people, or 80 per cent of the total population, have been affected and food and clean water are the most immediate needs.

  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show16/09/17

    The Jamaican Government has sent humanitarian aid to the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, which were hammered by Category 5 Hurricane Irma.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'09/11/17

    Today we are continuing in our abridgment of Back Channel to Cuba by William Leogrande and Peter Kornbluh.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'26/10/17

    Today we are continuing our series on Cuban US relations based on Back Channel to Cuba by William Leogrande and Peter Kornbluh.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'12/10/17

    In today’s edition the program focuses on a particular period in Cuba-US relations during the years of the Bill Clinton presidency as recounted in the book Back Channel to Cuba by William Leogrande and Peter Kornbluh.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'05/10/17

    Today we are continuing our abridgment of Back Channel to Cuba by William Leogrande and Peter Kornbluh and we remain focused on Cuba US relations during the Bill Clinton Presidency.

  • RHC's Segment on Literature 'From The Bookshelf'07/09/17

    Today we are continuing our serialization of Back Channel to Cuba by Leogrande and Kornbluh and we are focusing on the quest for Cuban detente during the years of the Carter presidency.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Scientific and Medical Report02:19 PM

    The Cuban people will honor the country's healthcare professionals in a series of activities commemorating Latin American Medicine Day (December 3), during which the selfless efforts of sector workers both on the island as well as on international missions will be recognized.

  • RHC's Scientific and Medical Report24/10/17

    Prestigious experts from Cuba, Chile, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Luxembourg, Peru, Russia and Mexico have confirmed their participation in the 8th International Conference on Health Psychology, set for Havana from October 30th through November 3rd.

  • RHC's Segment 'Focus on Africa'14/11/17

    Today we bring a special edition with the speech by the representative of South Africa at the UN General Assembly on the annual UN resolution that urges the lifting of the U.S. economic, financial and commercial blockade against Cuba.

  • RHC's Segment 'Focus on Africa'30/10/17

    In this edition, Ed Newman looks at some recent comments by U.S. President Donald Trump on Africa. He follows that with some great music from Africa.

  • RHC's Jazz Music Segment 'Jazz Place'15/11/17

    In the history of Cuban jazz, no name is better known than Bobby Carcasses. As the founder of jazz plaza, which soon became the national annual jazz festival of Cuba no one can deny his claim to fame.

  • RHC's Jazz Music Segment 'Jazz Place'30/10/17

    It features the music of Don Redman 1900 to 1964. Redman’s claim to fame was his talent for arranging. This was evident not only in his own band but also in others such as The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra throughout the 1930s.

  • RHC's Jazz Music Segment 'Jazz Place'06/10/17

    Jazz musician Arturo O'Farrill was born June 22, 1960 and he is the son of Latin jazz musician, arranger and bandleader Chico O'Farrill. Arturo is current pianist, composer, and director for the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. He is best known for his contributions to contemporary Latin jazz, more specifically Afro-Cuban jazz, having received two Grammy Awards and four Grammy nominations for his work in the genre, though he has also trained in other musical forms such as free jazz and even experimented briefly with hip hop.

  • RHC's Program 'Music with a Message'09/11/17

    RHC's segment dedicated to music and lyrics with social content. This week's edition features the music and the message of U.S. singer and songwriter Tracy Chapman.

  • RHC's Program 'Music with a Message'25/10/17

    RHC's segment dedicated to music and lyrics with social content. This week's edition features the music and the message of U.S. singer and songwriter Stevie Wonder.

  • RHC's Saturday Program 'Music with a Message'06/10/17

    MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE... a program on Radio Havana Cuba heard every other Saturday, where we focus on music with lyrics that have social significance.

  • RHC's Interview with Writer and Poet Nancy Morejón15/11/17

    RHC's Juan Jacomino talks with Cuban writer and poet Nancy Morejon at the launching of a book by Georgina Herrera, called “Oriki para Georgina.” The book was launched at UNEAC – The Cuban National Union of Artists and Writers.

  • RHC's Interview with Dewayne Wickham, Founding Dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland14/11/17

    Dewayne Wickham began his journalism career in 1973 with the Richmond, Virginia Times-Dispatch. He also worked for the Baltimore Sun, U.S. News & World Report, Black Enterprise magazine, CBS News, BET News and USA TODAY, where he wrote a nationally-syndicated opinion column for 30 years.

  • RHC's Interview with U.S. Listener from Vermont14/11/17

    Radio Havana Cuba's Roberto Bastidas talks with Richard Burne, a long-time listener to this shortwave radio station, who is visiting us here from Vermont.

  • RHC's Interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó10/11/17

    Péter Szijjártó has been Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade since 23 September 2014. He previously served as State Secretary for Foreign Affairs in the Prime Minister’s Office, and was Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's personal spokesman from 2010 to 2012.

  • RHC's Interview with Medea Benjamin07/11/17

    Medea Benjamin is a co-founder of the U.S. peace group Code Pink and Global Exchange. She is here in Havana.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Interview with U.S. University Professor Lee Artz 06/11/17

    Lee Artz is a professor of media studies at Purdue University in the U.S. state of Indiana.

  • RHC's Interview with Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno02/11/17

    Yesterday's vote at the UN General Assembly, with 191 member nations voting to end the US blockade of Cuba and only 2 against – the U.S. and its buddy Israel – is still getting reactions today. Up next, RHC's Roberto Bastides talks with Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister, Abelardo Moreno, about the historic vote at the United Nations.

  • RHC's Interview with Andres Gómez30/10/17

    Andres Gomez is a leader in the Cuban-American community in Miami who was one of the founders of the Antonio Maceo Brigade. Andres spoke with Roberto Bastides, from the Spanish-language department, following the meeting with Cuban residents in the United States over the weekend... and the statements by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, at that meeting in Washington, DC, announcing new measures being taken in Cuba's migration policy.

  • RHC's Interview with Slovenia's New Ambassador to Cuba Marjan Cencen27/10/17

    In the interview, Ambassador Marjan Cencen speaks about Slovenia-Cuba relations, EU-Cuba ties and his country's traditional support for Cuba at the United Nations against Washington's blockade policy of the Caribbean state.

  • RHC's Interview with Bruce Truitt25/10/17

    RHC's Gerwyn Jones brings us an interview with a first-time visitor to our radio station... a long-time listener to Radio Havana Cuba.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Interview with Cuban-American Andres Gómez25/10/17

    Andres Gomez, a Cuban-American who lives in Miami and is the editor of Areito digital, and one of the founders of the Antonio Maceo Brigade. In the interview, Andres talks about the upcoming meeting of Cubans residing in the United States... a meeting which will be held in Washington, DC this weekend.

  • RHC's Interview with Linda Backiel12/10/17

    Radio Havana Cuba's Juan Jacomino talks with Linda Bakiel, a Puerto Rican attorney who has long been active in the movement for a free and independent Puerto Rico. Linda is visiting Havana and stopped by our studios to talk with us about the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Maria... as well as the devastation caused by Puerto Rico's colonial status as a territory of the United States.

  • RHC's Interview with Criminal Defense Attorney Linda Backiel05/10/17

    Linda Backiel is a criminal defense attorney practicing in Puerto Rico. She's a longtime correspondent for Radio Havana Cuba. In the interview, she speaks about the economic situation of Puerto Rico.

  • RHC's Interview with Senior Journalist and Radio Amateur Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro16/09/17

    In the Interview, Arnie speaks about the role of amateur radio in disaster situations.

  • RHC's Interview with Canadian Musician JD Sage04/09/17

    By Ed Newman

  • Show more
  • RHC's Weekly Segment 'Breakthrough'28/10/17

    RHC's segment on science and technology

  • RHC's Weekly Segment 'Breakthrough'06/10/17

    RHC's regular segment on the latest scientific and technological developments in the Cuban context.

  • RHC's Music Program 'From Havana' (Qva Libre)03:04 PM

    A weekly show dedicated to Cuban music lovers anywhere in the world. This week's edition features the music of popular group Qva Libre.

  • RHC's Music Program 'From Havana' (Habana Abierta)15/11/17

    A weekly show dedicated to Cuban music lovers around the world. This week's edition features the music of the Cuban group Habana Abierta.

  • RHC's Music Program 'From Havana' (William Vivanco)08/11/17

    A weekly show dedicated to Cuban music lovers anywhere in the world.

  • RHC's Cuban Music Show 'From Havana'24/10/17

    A weekly show dedicated to Cuban music lovers all over the world. This edition features the music of singer Diana Fuentes.

  • RHC's Music Program 'From Havana'10/10/17

    RHC's weekly segment dedicated to Cuban music lovers anywhere in the world.

  • Show more
  • RHC's Music Program 'From Havana'10/10/17

    RHC's weekly segment dedicated to Cuban music lovers anywhere in the world.

NUMBER OF HITS/VISITORS

3988464

  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3682
  • today: 3851
  • online: 207
  • total: 3988464