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Rapa Nui rêve d’indépendance

2013/03/16
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Rapa Nui rêve d’indépendance

http://www.lnc.nc/article/pacifique/rapa-nui-reve-d-independance Rapa Nui rêve d’indépendance Publié le lundi 11 mars 2013 à 03H00 Selon le président de l’assemblée coutumière de Rapa Nui, la majorité de la population pascuane réclame l’indépendance et un rattachement à la Polynésie. Pour le haut-commissariat, le débat doit être porté au plus haut niveau de la France et du Chili....

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The Fight for Rapa Nui

2013/03/03
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http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/ The famed monolithic Moai statues in Easter Island are symbols of the land’s mysterious past. Centuries ago, the Rapanui, a people of Polynesian descent, faced the threat of extinction as the island was on the brink of ecological collapse. In 1888, Chile annexed the South Pacific Island but until 1953 it allowed a...

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Rapa Nui fishermen seek New Zealand help to protect their fish stocks

2012/12/04
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http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=72649 An Easter Island fisherman is calling on the New Zealand government to help protect the Rapa Nui fishery, which he says is being plundered by foreign fishing vessels. Kuchy Pakarati is part of a Rapa Nui delegation to New Zealand raising awareness about exploitation of the Chilean territory’s fish stocks. He says over-fishing...

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Slow-Burning Challenge to Chile on Easter Island

2012/10/07
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Slow-Burning Challenge to Chile on Easter Island

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/world/americas/slow-burning-rebellion-against-chile-on-easter-island.html?pagewanted=all Slow-Burning Challenge to Chile on Easter Island Tomas Munita for The New York Times A Rapanui man who lives in a cave in Easter Island’s national park, land that the islanders say was stolen from their ancestors. Chile controls the island, which the natives call Rapa Nui. More Photos » By SIMON ROMERO...

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Rio+20 Ecuador

2012/06/22
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Ecuador, General Debate – 3rd Plenary Meeting, Rio+20 21 Jun 2012 – Address by His Excellency Rafael Correa, President of the Republic of Ecuador (Español) English Tweet

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