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VOA Exclusive: State Department says “Time for a Pause” on Iran Sanctions

VOA's Siamak Dehghanpour interviewing Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman at the State Department.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, the top US negotiator on the Iran nuclear issue, says it may be “time for a pause” before any new sanctions are imposed on Tehran. In an exclusive interview at the State Department Read more »

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BBG Debuts New Open Source Digital Storytelling Tool

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors launched KettleCorn today, a new digital tool that will allow journalists to enhance, remix and share interactive web videos by combining audio and video with live web content. KettleCorn is built on the open source popcorn.js framework, adapting the previously Read more »

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Board Meeting, December 18, 2014

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors will meet on December 18, in Washington, D.C.

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Board Meeting, October 30, 2014

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors will meet on October 30, 2014. In addition to board business, the BBG will convene a panel of award-winning media executives to discuss the power of storytelling in the digital age.

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Board Meeting, August 13, 2014

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors met in Washington, DC, on August 13, 2014.

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Board Meeting, June 20, 2014

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors met on June 20, in Miami, Florida.

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TV Martí Receives Three Emmy Nominations

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The Office of Cuba Broadcasting’s TV Martí has received three Emmy nominations for its special programs La Nueva Cuba de Las Damas de Blanco (The New Cuba of the Ladies in White), La Caridad Nos Une (The Virgin Unites Us) and Sueno Olimpico (Olympic Dream). Read more »

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Board Welcomes Weinstein, Streamlines Structure, Announces Leadership Changes

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WASHINGTON, DC – As a new member joined its ranks, the Broadcasting Board of Governors today announced a series of restructuring efforts to improve the way the bipartisan board operates. “The work this agency does is vital, and we must do everything in our power Read more »

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Dick Lobo Announces Retirement, Caps Award-Winning Broadcasting Career

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WASHINGTON, DC – Looking back on decades of distinguished public and private sector service, and capping an award-winning career as a broadcast executive, International Broadcasting Bureau Director Richard M. Lobo today announced that he will retire on November 30. “The proposed implementation of the plan, Read more »

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Cuba’s Cyber Cafes the Topic of the Latest Avanza Cuba

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Radio and Television Martí’s popular series Avanza Cuba (Cuba Forward) returned on October 2 with a special program focusing on Cuba’s 118 state-run cyber cafes. The live episode, titled Avanza Cuba: Cuba’s Cyber Cafes, examined the cost of running the cafes, their effectiveness in bringing Read more »

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