Pacific People 2020: Our health frontliners

When Marnette Aggabao died from apparent COVID-19 related complications in Guam recently, she joined a tragic tally of health workers all over the world who have died during the pandemic. Aggabao, a 62-year-old

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Pacific People 2020: Bartering for betterment

Marlene Dutta is the brains, and the heart, behind Barter for Better Fiji. She is also our Pacific Community Champion for 2020. Early this year, as borders closed in response to the pandemic and Fiji’s tourism

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The flip side of RAMSI

MY frame of reference for RAMSI always goes back to June 2003 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney, Australia, when I listened carefully to Minister Lawrey Chan described how bad things had become in Solomon Islands and

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