A florist in Mexico is dependent on U.S. manufacturing companies that have re-located there. A Mexican business owner finds the U.S. more hospitable to his small printing business. International business has worked for them. But what about the workers left behind when companies move their jobs? Carolyn Presutti reports.
The Democratic party in the U.S. is looking to regroup following Republican Donald Trump’s victory in last month’s presidential election, which also resulted in continued Republican control of the Senate and the House of Representatives. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.
On December 07, 1941, Japan launched a devastating surprise attack against US forces in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously called it “a date that will live in infamy” and asked Congress for a Declaration of War, which drew the country into World War II. As the U.S. commemorates the 75th anniversary of the attack, VOA’s Julie Taboh looks back at Pearl Harbor through the eyes of the witnesses and survivors who remember the day vividly.
President Barrack Obama on Tuesday touted his administration's achievements in combating terrorists. In his final speech on national security delivered at Florida's MacDill Air Force Base, Obama said the United States has weakened Islamic State and reduced its image to that of barbarians and murderers, and that al-Qaida has been sidelined with the death of its leader Osama bin Laden. The president warned that Americans must uphold the country's values for continued success against terrorism.