March 21st, 2016
Episode 673 of 1091 episodes
As the US President makes a historic visit, we find out how Cuba is opening up. The BBC's Vivienne Nunis reports from Havana on rapid growth in Cuba's tourism sector. And Jason Marczak of the Latin America Economic Growth Initiative at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC explains the barriers to greater economic integration between the US and Cuba. Also in the programme, Chinese investigators have uncovered a huge illegal vaccine operation in the country. Zhuang Chen of the BBC Chinese service explains the story. Plus,Twitter is celebrating its tenth birthday. We ask Patrick Smith from Buzzfeed whether it's ever likely to make substantial profits. And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times tells us why she thinks a company boss should never speak honestly.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.