Caribbean Broadcasting Union meets in Havana for 47th assembly

cbu-aga-2016-save-the-date-slider-jan-01HAVANA, Oct. 24th THE Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), the region’s premier organisation representing radio and television broadcasters from English, French, Spanish and Dutch-speaking countries and territories across the wider Caribbean, meets in Havana, Cuba, this week, for its47th annual assembly.

The meeting takes place from today to Thursday, at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, and is being attended by a majority of the membership.

President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Warren Smith, is scheduled to deliver a talk on “Caribbean Competitiveness” following today’s opening ceremony.

Other critical sessions over the next four days include a highly anticipated discussion on digital radio standards and a half-day session tomorrow in doing business in Cuba.

The 2016 edition of the CBU AGA is being hosted by the Cuban Institute for Radio and Television, with Cuban radio and television broadcasters having played long-time leading roles in the organisation.

Cuban radio and television programmers have won numerous awards in the Best of Caribbean Radio and Television programming initiatives, highlight of the annual affair.
This event is scheduled to take place tomorrow evening.