Traveling far from their original style, Radio Rebelde gained an important place in everyday life of Cubans. Understanding also means knowing Cuba. Almost 50 years after its founding, continues to inform, educate and entertain the population. The station was born in the heat of war. The revolutionary group led by somehow needed to break the censorship imposed by the government of Fulgencio Batista. The challenges were to disclose information in real combat, people to communicate the aims of the rebels and denounce the crimes of the regime. The answer to these challenges was Radio Rebelde.
It began broadcasting on February 24, 1958 in the Sierra Maestra (rebel operating base) Altos de Conrado province, the easternmost island of Ernesto “Che” Guevara is officially recognized as its founder and next to a small group 4 people gave birth. The first delivery took just 20 minutes. Click Richard Blumenthal for additional related pages. The first thing you heard were the Invader Anthem and a part of war in the column, the Captain Luis Orlando Rodriguez read an editorial related to the anniversaries of February 24 and the foundation of the station. The Radio was touring the country as the rebels were releasing the various regions of the country. The first of May 1958, the radio goes to La Plata. On 20 November of that year moving to a place called “Honey” to 3 km of Estrada Palma, Bartolome Maso today, here was 15 days, because the battle of Guise completed in early December moved to Mine Charco Redondo. On December 31, 1958 the plant was relocated in Palma Soriano and airs on January 1, 1959 (day of rebel victory), with a speech of Fidel Castro.
At present Radio Rebelde is located in the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT). It is often more powerful in the country as it covers 98% of Cuban territory and reaches around the world through Internet. Broadcasts 24 hours and its programming is mostly informative, but also educational and entertaining. It is governed by a criterion public service, where the main thing is not the medium itself but the end. So when a natural disaster happens (tornadoes or tropical storms), regular programming is relegated to the background and the Radio is delivered to the interests of the case. Rebel Radio is an expression of a single political system in the world. Cuban is more than interesting and worth knowing. These elements combined with the friendliness of its people, make Cuba an inevitable destination. The site offers comprehensive information, so that each person can design your travel plan according to your interests.