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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Feb. 21, 2014)
The people of Banaba island in Kiribati have expressed their concerns about delays in the completion of a boat being built by the government. The Kiribati Independent reports it has been four years since the project began. The boat, which is big enough to run between Banaba and the capital Tarawa regularly, will help ease problems of food shortages on the island. The boat-building manager of the…Continue
Added by Stacey King on February 22, 2014 at 12:47pm — No Comments
We accepted the Banaban people when they were forced to leave Ocean Island [Banaba] because of the pressure of phosphate mining there.
"These people now live in Fiji but have their own seat in the Parliament of Kiribati. And if necessary, we will do it again.
People Of Kiribati Welcome To Live In Fiji: Ratu Epeli
Fiji president gives speech during state visit in Tarawa
By Nemani Delaibatiki
SUVA, Fiji (Fiji Sun, Feb. 12, 2014) – The…Continue
Added by Stacey King on February 14, 2014 at 12:24pm — No Comments