The Latin American network teleSUR walked away with three prizes at the 2018 Radio and Television Convention and International Expo-Fair, which is currently underway in Cuba at the Plaza América Convention Center, in the town of Varadero, Matanzas Saturday.
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TeleSUR won awards in the categories of "Best Informative Magazine Program" and "Best Community Advocacy Program." TeleSUR also won an award for "Fidel’s African Children" in the "Best Television Report" category.
Representatives of television stations and companies related to the audiovisual media from Italy, Romania, Vietnam, China, Venezuela, Lebanon, the United States and France, among others, have gathered in Cuba to sign13 international bilateral cooperation agreements as a part of the event.
teleSUR was founded in 2005 and is owned by five Latin American countries: Bolivia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Uruguay, and Cuba. Its advisory council, includes progressive voices, activists and artists like Argentine Nobel peace prize laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal, Pakistani writer Tariq Ali, United States filmmaker Saul Landau, the Spanish editor of Le Monde Diplomatique Ignacio Ramonet, Uruguayan journalist Jorge Gestoso, Argentine documentary filmmaker Tristan Bauer, and actor Danny Glover.