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Antena Live: A New TV Martí Program Brings News From Cuba for Cuba Along with World News

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Miami — As part of its effort to grow audiences on the island of Cuba, TV Martí continues to launch innovative programming and cutting edge productions.  Debuting on a new set and with a new format, “Antena Live” combines aggressive coverage of Cuba with international Read more »

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VOA Launches Health, Business Shows in Burundi

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Washington, D.C.  — Two new interactive VOA radio shows in Burundi are giving a voice to young entrepreneurs and providing up-to-date information about the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the central African country. The half-hour Kirundi language programs are produced in Burundi and broadcast from the VOA Read more »

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Celebrate 2012 National Women’s History Month

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2012 National Women’s History Month Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2012 Re-enactment of the historical 1913 Women’s Suffrage March Time: 10:30 A.M. Location: Marchers will meet at 330 Independence Ave., SW (C Street parking lot) The march will take place from Read more »

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Board Meeting, March 8, 2012

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) met on March 8, 2012, at MBN Headquarters in Springfield, VA.

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VOA Launches new TV Program for Pakistan, ‘Café DC’

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Washington, D.C. — Café DC, a new weekly TV interview show for Pakistan, premiers on Friday with a relaxed and personal look at some of the people making headlines in and around Washington. In the first edition of the new VOA program, U.S. Congressman Chris Read more »

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Broadcasting Board Emphasizes Prevalence of Threats to Journalists in Pakistan, Syria and Azerbaijan

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Springfield, Va. — Highlighting threats to media freedom worldwide at its meeting on March 8, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) paid tribute to a pair of fallen journalists and another under intense pressure in Azerbaijan. At the top of the session held at the Read more »

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Video: Obama, Clinton, Nobel Winners Salute VOA on 70th Anniversary

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Washington, D.C. — President Obama sent a birthday message to the Voice of America on Wednesday, calling the 70-year-old international broadcasting agency a “voice of freedom” that reminds people living in repressive societies that “they are not alone.” Other videotaped anniversary messages sent by Secretary Read more »

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RFE/RL Correspondent in Azerbaijan Targeted in Blackmail Campaign

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WASHINGTON — Khadija Ismayilova, a freelancer for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) who has built a reputation in Azerbaijan as a fearless investigative reporter, has been targeted in a blackmail campaign. Ismayilova received an envelope in the mail today containing  photos of a personal nature Read more »

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VOA 70th Anniversary Celebration

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On Wednesday, March 7th, the Voice of America is marking 70 years of broadcasting with a special event that includes video tributes from President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The video tributes will be made Read more »

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BBG Governance Committee Meeting, March 7 and 9, 2012

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors’ Governance Committee met on Wednesday, March 7, and on Friday, March 9, to discuss the authorities of the presiding governor and other issues.

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