|Born||1965 (age 56)|
|Occupation||Writer, visiting scholar|
|Position held||secretary (Cuban Democratic Directorate)|
Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat was born in Havana, Cuba in 1965. Gutierrez-Boronat is an author, spokesperson for the Cuban Democratic Directorate, member of the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance (a coalition of Cuban anti-communist groups inside and outside Cuba), invited lecturer at Georgetown University, and community leader.
His family settled in the United States from Cuba in 1971 seeking freedom. In 1990, he co-founded Cuban American NGO, Directorio Democratico Cubano "Directorio" seeking human rights and democratic change in Cuba. In 2005, Gutierrez-Boronat launched Radio República, a radio station offering uncensored news and information to Cubans on the island. Radio República recently launched a podcast driven website allowing for programming to be downloaded and heard world-wide. The DDC receives funding from [NED], from funds earmarked for regime change in Cuba https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RyLc_14nn_dJ8Q8bYbehN8zCGDiKAui1/view. The NED funds also went toward the Directorio’s Radio Republica operation.
Gutierrez-Boronat holds a PhD in the Philosophy of International Studies from the University of Miami, alongside graduate and undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Communications from Florida International University.
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