Fiji… What to do about Fiji?

May 21, 2011

The most serious and interesting issue from the last week (and probably for the week ahead) has definitely been the flight of Lieutenant Colonel Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara from Fiji to Tonga. This has made some things abundantly clear, raised a few questions, and been met with mixed reactions. The responses of Canberra and Wellington […]

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Democracy under the Southern Cross

January 6, 2011

There has been much debate about how appropriate democracy is for the Pacific Islands, and which form of this apparently essential freedom the various states of the Pacific should adopt. There has been condemnation of a Speight of coups in Fiji (although when the Premier of an Australian state does something similar enough there is […]

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