Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat

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Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat
Orlando Gutierrez Boronat Ph.D.jpg
Born1965 Edit this on Wikidata (age 55)
Havana Edit this on Wikidata
Alma mater
OccupationWriter, visiting scholar Edit this on Wikidata
Websitehttps://gutierrezboronat.com/ Edit this on Wikidata
Position heldsecretary (Cuban Democratic DirectorateEdit this on Wikidata

Dr. Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat (born 1965) was born in Havana, Cuba. Dr. Gutierrez-Boronat is an award-winning author,[1] spokesperson for the Cuban Democratic Directorate,[2] member of the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance (a coalition of Cuban human rights, pro-democracy, and pro-liberty groups inside and outside Cuba),[3] 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[4] "Directorio" seeking human rights and democratic change in Cuba. In 2005, Dr. Gutierrez-Boronat launched Radio República,[5] 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.

Dr. 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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  1. ^ "2005 Latin America Dissertation John Barrett Prize". demdigest.org. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Directorio Democratico Cubano – Home". directorio.org. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Orlando Gutiérrez-Boronat dedica emotivas palabras a Cuba". Radio y Televisión Martí | RadioTelevisionMarti.com (in Spanish). Retrieved October 20, 2020.
  4. ^ "Directorio Democratico Cubano – About Us". directorio.org. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Directorio Democratico Cubano – Radio República". directorio.wildapricot.org. Retrieved June 9, 2017.