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Office of Cuba Broadcasting

The Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida.  The Martís are a multimedia hub of news, information and analysis that provide the people of Cuba with interactive programs seven days a week through satellite television and shortwave and AM radio, as well as through flash drives, emails, DVDs, and SMS text. Combined with the online platform, martinoticias.com, the Martís are a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to all Cubans.

Recent Highlights

Cubans must be able to protect themselves from the coronavirus

Office of Cuba Broadcasting Acting Director Emilio Vazquez is calling on the Cuban government to immediately cease its intimidation and silencing of journalists reporting on the coronavirus and to allow independent coverage of the pandemic to reach audiences on the island. 

Radio and TV Martí welcome the release of Cuban activist Jose Daniel Ferrer

The Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB)’s Radio and TV Martí welcome today’s overdue news that the brave voice of freedom, Jose Daniel Ferrer, has been released from confinement by Cuban authorities. Fittingly, Ferrer’s first interview was with Radio Martí and took place moments after his release.

Martís to premiere rum documentary on Facebook

Radio and Television Martí will premiere the documentary film, Trago Amargo (Bitter Drink), on January 31, at 9:00 P.M. on Facebook. This marks the first time Radio and Television Martí will screen a film on the social media platform.

Awards

Alas de Libertad wins regional Emmy

(2017)

Television Martí’s documentary, “Alas de Libertad” (Wings of Freedom), on the story of the Brigade 2506 Air Force division that carried out a surprise attack on three airports in Cuba during the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion, was honored with a 2017 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

TV Martí nominated for interactive storytelling Emmy award

(2016)

Pablito, El Fan #1 de La Pelota en Cuba was nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award in the Interactivity category.

TV Martí nominated for best promo

(2016)

The network was nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award in the category of Promotion-News Promo-Image

“Where I live I have no electricity. I listen using a small solar-powered radio. I really like the program. It has lots of positive energy and love. With your joyful illumination, you are able to enlighten our afternoons.”

Mercedes

Housewife from Santa Clara, Cuba, about the 1800 Online radio program