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Cuban Armed Forces Honored

HAVANA, Cuba, 2 January 2017 – Members of Cuba’s Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias (FAR), or Revolutionary Armed Forces, participate in a march honoring their institution. In the background is the Monumento a José Martí, Cuba’s national hero. Cuba’s armed forces are considered to be the most steadfast supporters of the system installed decades ago by the […]

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Cuba Military Parade Not Show of Force

HAVANA, Cuba, 2 January 2017 – Cubans assemble along a main thoroughfare leading into the Plaza de la Revolucion to watch a parade honoring this nation’s Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias (FAR), or Revolutionary Armed Forces. Here, members of the Cuban Army gather just after dawn with civilians on one major highway leading to the event. I […]

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Cubans Honor Revolutionary Armed Forces

HAVANA, Cuba, 2 January 2017 – Cubans wait in early-morning light to witness a parade honoring this nation’s Fuerzas Armadas Revolutionarias, (FAR), or Revolutionary Armed Forces. In the background is the Plaza de la Revolucion. My Cuban-American wife, Esther, and I visited her family on the island over the Christmas holidays. We did not expect […]

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2 Days to Get $200 at Backpack Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 20 November 2016 — Just two days left to save $200 at my Backpack Video Workshop. Registration ends at midnight on Tuesday 22 November. For more details on the four-day event, click HERE. To register, click HERE. In addition to the $200 discount, you get a FREE copy of my Essential Video Journalism […]

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6 Days to Save $200 on Backpack Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 November 2016 — Only six days left to save $200 on my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop. Registration for the event ends at midnight on Tuesday 22 November. That’s next week. For more details on the four-day event, click HERE. To register, click HERE. In addition to the $200 discount, you get a […]

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AU and “Backpack en Español”

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 November 2016 — American University is featuring an article about my “Backpack Documentary en Español” class, the first-ever Spanish-language class to be taught in the School of Communication. To read the article (in English), click HERE. And below is a bit of information from my syllabus: El primer curso impartido en español […]

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