THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. The series is also distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
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 cultural background and what life is like for the people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.