Shanba 4 iyul 2020
may 02, 2020
USCIRF: Uzbekistan no longer a "Country of Particular Concern"
Since 2005 the U.S. Commission on International Freedom (USCIRF) has regarded Uzbekistan a Country of Particular Concern, arguing that the basic rights in this country have been systemically abused. But now it is recommending to put Uzbekistan on the Special Watch List.
mart 28, 2020
Battling COVID-19: U.S. pledges to work with Central Asia
"Central Asia comes up with great ideas. America has good ideas. So, we're all working very closely and collaborating to make sure that there is a strong dialogue, so that we can all pursue best practices to end this terrible, terrible, global pandemic that of course emanated from China."
fevral 28, 2020
What happened to SkyPower's $1.3 bln FDI in Uzbekistan?
In 2018 SkyPower Global, a Canada-based but majority American-owned energy company, committed $1.3 billion to build a solar energy generation capacity throughout Uzbekistan. But its projects haven't gone forward. Why? We talk to Kerry Adler, CEO.
fevral 07, 2020
Pompeo in Central Asia: State Department Spokesperson says America brings a new focus to the region
Afghanistan, security, trade and governance all figured into Feb 1-3 talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the foreign ministers of five Central Asian republics as well as the presidents of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Pompeo's spokesperson discussed the trip with VOA's Navbahor Imamova.
fevral 01, 2020
U.S.-Central Asia: Interview with Washington's former point man
As the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds talks with his colleagues in Central Asia and meets with Kazakh and Uzbek leaders, VOA's Navbahor Imamova interviews Evan Feigenbaum, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia.
yanvar 31, 2020
Inside a Prison in Uzbekistan
VOA recently got unprecedented access to a prison in Uzbekistan, Colony Number 7, which has imprisoned inmates since 1936 when Joseph Stalin ran the Soviet Union. Located in Tavaksay, Tashkent, this prison had 4,000-5,000 inmates during the last decade, but has since been reduced to about 1,000.
yanvar 10, 2020
How Uzbekistan's recent elections tested Mirziyoyev - pass or fail?
Ambassador John MacGregor heads the OSCE office in Uzbekistan. He arrived in late 2016, just as the country’s leadership changed from Islam Karimov to Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Uzbekistan launched its reforms. VOA's Navbahor Imamova sat down for a candid conversation with him.
oktyabr 30, 2019
Visa in Central Asia: VP Salvador Perez-Galindo on reforms in Uzbekistan
How is Visa, American multinational financial services corporation, doing in Uzbekistan, where officials claim that systemic reforms are taking place in the banking sector? VOA's Navbahor Imamova talks to Visa's Vice President Salvador Perez-Galindo.
oktyabr 30, 2019
U.S.-Uzbekistan: Macro-Advisory's J.P. Natkin on changes in Central Asia
How do American firms see the current business environment in Uzbekistan? Tashkent claims that systemic reforms are underway, and that the changes in the country are improving the investment climate across Central Asia.
oktyabr 28, 2019
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom: Interview with Nadine Maenza
In an exclusive interview with VOA’s Navbahor Imamova, Nadine Maenza of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom discusses the entity's mission, engagement with Washington and foreign governments, and how it interacts with religious leaders and civil society, including in Central Asia.