This week Dennis Wholey speaks with Domingos Sarmento Alves, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Their conversation touches on the unique history of the small nation, its incredibly diverse cultural background and what life is like for the people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
Additionally, the Ambassador shares his own personal story which is powerful and dramatically tied to Timor-Leste's political evolution.
This interview was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World and was broadcast on 01/21/2016 as episode 1917.
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