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Fernando Hito lost at sea

2013/12/26
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Fernando Hito lost at sea

Fisherman disappears Rapanui and Chilean Navy accused of not cooperating in rescue operation. Fernando Hito has been lost at sea for 5 days – there was a big delay in getting a search party out. The missing fisherman belongs to Clan Hitorangi, internationally famous for the courageous struggle they have given towards the recovery...

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On the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

2013/10/30
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On the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Promoción de un orden internacional democrático y equitativo 2013/10/30 UN expert on democracy highlights importance of free expression, information 28 October 2013 – There can be no democracy without freedom of opinion, a United Nations independent expert said today, highlighting the importance of access to information as he also presented his ideas on making...

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Rapa Nui Independence March

2013/09/12
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Rapa Nui Independence March

Monday, September 9, 2013 On the occasion of the commemoration of the annexation of Rapa Nui to the Chilean territory, which occurred on September 9, 1888, the government and navy authorities held a rally  on Monday in the Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Plaza Atamu Tekena. At the other end of Plaza was made a Rapa Nui people’s march,...

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New Rapanui blog

2013/03/25
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New Rapanui blog by http://globalisationrapanui.wordpress.com This blog is my journey on discovering the effects of globalisation on the most isolated inhabited island of the world, Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Its focus will be primarily on the native language, Rapa Nui, and the decline of fluency and change among the younger generation of Rapa Nui...

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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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