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Designer Identity Crisis

Remember as children, people would ask you what you wanted to be when you grow up and you would give some cute answer like I want to be a doctor to save lives and help improve my country’s medical facilities? Now that you have gone overseas to gain your degree, be honest, do you really…

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Marginalized – “Van Culture”

RealTalk.BB Presents – Marginalized  An in-depth look at the issues and people society often ignores or oppresses.  This is the first questionnaire published in a series on societal perspectives on van culture. The purpose is to give insight into the society’s perspective on van culture and those parties who contribute to it. The interviewees prefer to remain anonymous for…

In Focus, “Tanya Brathwaite”

IN FOCUS is RealTalk.BB’s Question and Answer Interview Series produced by our Publisher and Editor-In Chief William Chandler focusing on the lives, philosophies, ideologies, passions and struggles of seemingly average but very driven Caribbean people. We encourage you to have a read, enjoy and share!   What’s your story? I was born and raised in Barbados,…

Remarks At the American Enterprise Institute by Victoria Nuland

LEON ARON: All right. Good morning and welcome to all. I would like to start. We have a fascinating conversation here. Thanks for coming. And thanks very much, Ambassador Nuland, for finding the time to chat with us. You’ve had a most distinguished career, and continue to have it. And the trajectory is well known…

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10th. Anniversary of Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami

This month marks the 10th. Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami which resulted in the death of over 200 000 people. This event is counted as one of the ten worst earthquakes in recorded history. After the earthquake, the ensuing Tsunami was so strong that its effects could be substantially experienced as far as…

USA Press Statement on Japanese Emperor’s Birthday

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to send warm wishes to His Imperial Majesty on his 81st birthday this December 23 and congratulate Japan on this national day of celebration. As I have mentioned in my many meetings with Foreign Minister Kishida, and as President Obama reiterated when…

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Japan’s Emperor Celebrates His 81st. Birthday

December 23rd. 2014 marks the 81st. Birthday of His Imperial Majesty; the Emperor of Japan. Japan’s Emperor has been in office since January 7th. 1989 and ranks 125th. in the line of successive Japanese Emperors. In addition to his official duties, His Imperial Majesty is a published researcher in Ichthyology. As a scholar, he enjoys the study…

The United States of America Congratulates Tunisia on Successful Elections

Tunisia’s Presidential Election   Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 22, 2014 On behalf of the government and people of the United States, I would like to congratulate President-elect Beji Caid Essebsi on his victory and the Tunisian people on the successful completion of their process to elect a new government…

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New Postal Stamps – Gardens of Barbados

Attention all stamp collectors! The Barbados Postal Service (BPS) recently announced the release of new commemorative stamps entitled ‘Gardens of Barbados’. The newly issued stamps can be found in the following denominations: 10c Gardenia 65c Hunte’s $2.20 Glendale $2.20 Eusteen Included are: $5.50 First Day Cover $4.00 Souvenir Sheet $4.75 Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover These may…

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Press Release St. Lucia – The Office of The Prime Minister

PRESS RELEASE 167/14 For Immediate Release December 19, 2014 PRIME MINISTER CALLS FOR BIPARTISAN APPROACH TO HEALTH CARE FINANCING The Millennium Heights Medical Complex Bill came up for its second reading in the House of Assembly this week, the final sitting of this session for the calendar year 2014. Introduced by Member for Babonneau and…

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