President Barack Obama spoke directly to the Cuban people Tuesday in a speech broadcast on national television in Cuba. His president-to-people address on the last day of his visit to Havana called for democratic reforms in Cuba and also underscored the ties between the two nations. Alberto Pimienta has the report.
On Monday, President Obama will speak directly to the Cuban people from Havana in a speech that the Cuban government reportedly says will be broadcast nationwide. Supporters say Obama's historic visit to Cuba is a âgame-changer.â Detractors say it isn't changing anything. Alberto Pimienta has more.
VOA is at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, and is taking stock of the latest technologies. Wearable devices have been very popular in recent years, and the makers of Basslet hope to snag some of that business. Basslet is a bracelet that allows you to feel the bass parts of music through your body. VOA's Alberto Pimienta talked to the founder of Basslet.