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Emmy Nomination for Interview/Discussion

At the 2014 Emmy Awards, Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Interview/Discussion.

Award: Interview/Discussion

Rank: Emmy Award

Given by: The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Suncoast Chapter

Network: OCB, TV Marti

Award Winning Work: La Nueva Cuba de Guillermo Farias

Description: Often referred to as the “Cuban Nelson Mandela”, Guillermo Fariñas has survived 24 hunger strikes while fighting for human rights in Cuba. In this compelling and emotional interview, his mother explains how she has planned his funeral many times, and his daughter speaks of her admiration yet worry for him.

Individuals: Janet Lomba, Tatiana Riquelme