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CUBAHORA podcasts are now available for download!

David Gomez


Jun 1, 2016


By popular demand, we’re making episodes of our Spanish-language radio program CUBAHORA available for download free on the #CubaNow website. Each week’s episode features host José Alfonso Almora and #CubaNow’s own Ric Herrero as they and a diverse range of guests explore the numerous issues and opportunities arising from this new era of U.S.-Cuba relations.

To download episodes, visit us at #CubaNow or check the links below. Future episodes will be available approximately one day after their original broadcast. And remember you can also tune in every Tuesday at 12pm ET on Univision America’s WQBA 1140 AM or stream the show live from their Uforia app.

Thank you for listening,

David Gomez
Political Director, #CubaNow

Available episodes include:

Cuba's Homegrown Media. May 24th, 2016. (Download here)
Guests Elio Hector Lopez, creator of "El Paquete Semanal" and Robin Pedraja, creative director of Vistar Magazine, discuss the process of running and growing independent media operations on the Island.

The Process of Cuban Reconciliation. May 17th, 2016. (Download here)
Guests Silvia Wilhelm of CubaPuentes and Elizabeth Cerejido of Dialogues in Cuban Art join the show to discuss the personal side of normalization and how people-to-people exchanges are furthering the process of reconciliation between Cuba and its diaspora. Originally broadcast on May 17th, 2016.

The Role of the Diaspora in Cuba's Present and Future. May 3rd, 2016. (Download here)
Guests Carlos Saladrigas of the Cuba Study Group and Hugo Cancio of OnCuba Magazine discuss the role of the Cuban diaspora and Cuban American entrepreneurs in the Island's present and future. 

Outcomes of the Seventh Cuban Communist Party Congress. April 26th, 2016. (Download here)
Guests Pedro Freyre of Akerman LLP, FIU's Dr. Frank Mora, and Basilica's Sandor Valdes discuss issues including the lifting of the Cuban government's commercial vessel ban, the Cuban Communist Party's recent congress, and the future of Cuba's economic reforms. 

From D17 to Today - How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going? April 19th, 2016. (Download Part I here and Part II here)
CUBAHORA launches its inaugural episode! Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and current chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group Carlos Gutierrez joins host José Alfonso Almora and #CubaNow's Ric Herrero to discuss his thoughts and experiences since "D-17."