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Radio Marti

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    TV Marti's Set Catches Fire After Cigarette Thrown in Trash Can

    The newsroom of Radio and TV Martí was set ablaze Sunday, but not by any angry pro-Castro forces. It was an inside job. Well, an accidental one. Apparently the fire started after someone threw a lit cigarette in a trash can.Though the fire caused some problems for the U.S. government-controlled bro ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    TV Marti's New Plan For Toppling Castro: Spamming Cuban Cell Phones

    ​For 26 years, taxpayers have poured hundreds of millions into Doral-based TV and Radio Marti to beam American news into Cuba with the idea that keeping Havana abreast of Florida Marlins' scores will inspire Cubanos to rise up against the Castros. But Fidel is far too wily for that -- the station ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Radio Martí Goes Online (But Does It Matter?)

    ​The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year transmitting news (or something like it) to Cuba through Radio y Televisión Martí's studios in Miami with the aim of balancing the government-controlled Cuban press. But there's little indication that the program is effective or that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Radio & TV Martí Ineffective in Attracting Large Audience in Cuba

    The idea that the free broadcast of views opposing the state sponsored media could, in part, help to tumble Communism in Cuba is certainly a noble one, but its chances of success would certainly be helped if more Cubans were receiving those broadcasts. Reports today from Congressional investigators ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Haven and Hell

    As Chávez grabs more power, three Venezuelans who fled death threats find their struggles don't end with asylum.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2006
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    November 17, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    Jesus Quits

    When we read that Miami Herald publisher Jess Diaz resigned this morning, at first we thought he moved too quickly. The guy goes off half-cocked more than one of those cheap exploding Korean pistols. Almost immediately after taking over the newspaper 14 months ago, he fired columnist Jim DeFede ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2006

    Common Ethical Practice

    A casual reader of the Sept. 14 issue of Miami Today could be excused for a bout of head-scratching. What was this? On one page, an editorial, clearly marked as such, decried a "quagmire of journalistic ethics," specifically the recent scandal over El Nuevo Herald reporters paid to moonlight as comm ... More >>

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Floored Genius

    From high-minded to hype-crazed, book fairs have a rich tradition of coaxing out reclusive authors. New Times was fortunate to get a rare audience with the person redefining writing, M.M. Pascal-Paul.

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2004

    Word Fever

    Urban poets capture city life

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Bolita in Havana

    "I always say this is a mafia, but a peaceful mafia."

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of April 25, 2002

    The Everglades, dead fish, and dictators

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of April 11, 2002

    Photos from Cuba, radio to Cuba

  • News

    April 4, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of April 4, 2002

    More sideline heckling over cheating at University of Miami

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Incessant Static

    Every year millions of your dollars are pumped into Radio and TV Martí. What do you get in return?

  • City Life

    May 17, 2001

    Best Erratum

    "Newspaper rewrites paragraph, reveals possible Castro infiltration of U.S. government radio station"

  • Diversions

    May 17, 2001
  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Voice of a Nation

    Radio and TV Martí are supposed to remain above politics and provide Cubans with unbiased news. This is not a joke; it only seems like one.

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Broadcast Blunder, Part 2

    Radio Mart station director is suspended for two weeks

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Broadcast Blunder

    When the feds snatched Elian, Radio Martí should have been first with the news to Cuba. Instead its director quit in protest and chaos reigned.

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Riptide

    Delusions of candor

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Transmission Impossible

    TV Martí is costing you $25,000 per day. And it's been off the air for weeks.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Riptide

    Slippery eels

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    No Mas, No Meet

    America's favorite propaganda boondoggle is deteriorating and the president doesn't care

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Nobody's Listening

    A new survey of Cubans finds that Radio Mart''s island audience is shrinking by the day

  • News

    November 19, 1998
  • News

    November 12, 1998
  • News

    November 12, 1998
  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Miami Voice, Part 2

    A recent study by a panel of journalists blasted Radio Mart'. Now it's time to name names.

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Miami Voice

    A new report confirms that Radio Mart' has become a mecca of shoddy reporting

  • News

    July 16, 1998
  • News

    June 18, 1998
  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Radio Free Miami

    Welcome to the new Radio Marti, dragged into the swirl of local exile politics, more quarrelsome than ever, and growing increasingly irrelevant

  • News

    July 17, 1997
  • News

    July 17, 1997

    Hot Air Waves

    The head honcho thinks The Alex and Miriam Show would be totally cool, but internal strife is boiling over at Radio and TV Marti

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    Notes from the Underground, Part 2

    The latest dispatch from independent journalists in Cuba: Castro is cracking down

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Notes from the Underground

    Impoverished and imperiled, Cuba's independent journalists stubbornly cling to the notion of a free press

  • News

    October 31, 1996
  • News

    June 13, 1996

    DeFede

    Radio Marti: Ethics in Exile

  • News

    September 21, 1994

    Back on Top

    You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.

  • News

    July 20, 1994

    Tube or Not Tube

    TV Marti's limp blimp sets sail once again for the halls of Congress

  • News

    May 18, 1994

    The Man and the Microphone

    In the turbulent and often virulent world of Spanish-language radio, two things are certain: Fidel will be the debate, and Tomas Garcia Fuste will prevail

  • News

    October 27, 1993

    Tales of the Limp Blimp

    Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.

  • News

    July 14, 1993

    Mr. Diaz-Balart Goes to Washington

    When an unsuspecting Colorado congressman tries to cut funding to Radio and TV Martí, the freshman lawmaker gives a taste of exile politics, Miami-style

  • News

    December 16, 1992

    Jammin' In Havana

    How did two Miami radio stations end up broadcasting Radio Marti programs to listeners in Cuba? Hint: It's curious, but it's classified.

  • News

    January 29, 1992
  • News

    November 21, 1990
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