Voice of America’s Albanian Service is presenting unbiased, objective, and comprehensive news to Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, and Montenegro.
VOA Spanish began broadcasting to Latin American on March 12, 1960. Today, the service reaches more than 36 million people in 17 countries across the region.
The VOA Khmer Service aired its first radio broadcast on August 15, 1955. In the early days of the service, the broadcasts were dominated by U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.
The VOA Burmese Service has been a vital international broadcaster for Myanmar, also known as Burma, since 1942. The Burmese Service helped the people of Myanmar stay informed during times of government repression.
The VOA Turkish Service was established in 1942 and broadcast until 1945 when World War II reduced or eliminated many of VOA’s broadcast services.The service was reestablished in1948; today it offers multimedia Internet and TV service to Turkey.
Radio Dari began broadcasting in September 1980 as a comprehensive and unbiased news source for the Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. Two years later, the Pashto Service was established.
One of the major goals of the Tibetan Service is to provide coverage of events and issues that relates to the Tibetan people, be it news about Tibet, U.S. policy toward East Asia or information about China not available from other Tibetan sources.
VOA’s Creole Service began broadcasting to Haiti in 1986 after the fall of the Duvalier regime.