Cuba in conversation. A podcast highlighting stories from tech, culture & the arts in Cuba. New episodes twice monthly with special programming mixed in time to time.
Episode 19: Sir Richard Branson and Rancel Ruana of Bajanda
The 90 Miles Podcast concludes Season 1 with a special episode featuring Sir. Richard Branson of Virgin Group and Rancel Ruana, the CEO of Bajanda, an independent Cuban ride-hailing service with more than 34,000 registered users. Branson, one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, and Rancel Ruana, a leading figure in Cuba’s startup tech community, speak with Brett Perlmutter on topics ranging from the growing tech community in Cuba, the importance of people to people interactions, the Internet, and lessons learned from mistakes make and challenges faced along the way.
Episode 18: Covid in Cuba & Vaccine Sovereignty
Collin Laverty is joined by Gail Reed of MEDICC, who has extensive experience working with the Cuban medical community, to explore how the small island nation has put together such an effective strategy to combat Covid19. They also discuss Cuba’s biotech industry and homemade vaccines for Cuba and potential use in the rest of the world.
Episode 17: Erich Garcia Cruz, Bache Cubano
Brett Perlmutter is joined by Erich J. Garcia Cruz, a programmer, YouTuber, crypto expert and leading influencer on all things tech and sarcasm in Cuba. Brett and Erich discuss the Cuban tech landscape, growing cryptocurrency activity on the island, the search for unity in increasingly polarized online spaces and much more.
Insightful look at Cuba today
Between the expertise of Ambassador DeLaurentis and the interviews with entrepreneurs, this provides an expansive view of contemporary Cuba. There is so much going on in Cuba that I would otherwise never have heard about. Listen and learn!
Informative and WELL DONE
Looking forward to more episodes