An undersea fiberoptic cable runs through today’s Geo Quiz. This weekend, an operation begins in Venezuela to lay down a fiberoptic cable all the way to Cuba.
That means Cuba is about to get plugged in to high-speed Internet for the first time. It’s not clear how that will affect regular people in Cuba.
We want to know where in Venezuela will the undersea cable start its journey? And where will it come ashore in Cuba?
Camuri, Venezuela and Siboney, Cuba are the answers to our quiz. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the future of high-speed internet in Cuba with Ted Henken, professor of Latin American Studies at Baruch College in New York City. Henken writes about Cuban culture on his blog El Yuma.