Sharing experiences between former and today's CMKO staffers became a moving encounter held in the Cuban city of Holguin. The gathering that is one of the many events scheduled sight the 80th birthday of Radio Angulo brought together now retiree workers and those that follow the road initiated by those now grey-haired people.
Vega Rueda, Decades of Passion for Radio Angulo
Everybody said that they are retirees today but that they cannot get rid of the magic of Radio Angulo; they keep coming over from time to time and tune the shows all day long.
Anecdotes and experiences from the early days of Radio Angulo, the main station of the Holguin Province Broadcasting System, were heard.
Moraima Lopez Leon, who runs the Holguin Province Broadcasting System, extoled the example of Manuel Angulo – CMKO founder – and asserted that one never talk of the history of this station without having to refer to the retirees; that was why Lopez Leon specially mentioned actress and presenter Vilma Perez de Aguiar.
Today retired reporter Magda Betancourt Parra said she keeps following the shows aired by Radio Angulo.
Presenter Felix Gonzalez Vega remembered his early days at CMKO as an actor together with late colleagues Isidoro Urbino and Rigoberto Gonzalez Miranda.
Jose Perez Chavez said that he approached the radio as a sound operator at the claim of Roberto Vega Rueda, then CMKO director, and that he shared work with Aida Portelles, Raquel Sanchez and Ana Irma Sanz, until he later was appointed director of Radio Angulo.
Clara Manzano Verdecia, retired reporter too, continues collaborating with Radio Angulo "because I'll never retire, it's that I'm one of the most faithful goers of Radio Angulo shows.
Andrea Almaguer, who began working at CMKO at the age of 19, is now retired, but admitted that she keeps in touch with its staffers and follows the shows of her dear Radio Angulo.