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SCHIESS FAMILY “DONATES” HITORANGI LAND

2011/02/21
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SCHIESS FAMILY “DONATES” HITORANGI LAND

SCHIESS FAMILY DONATES HITORANGI LAND TO RAPA NUI BUSINESS ASSOCIATES– CHILE’S VICE PRESIDENT DEEMS IT AS A “FINAL SOLUTION”. On Friday, February 18th, Chile’s Secretary of the Interior, Rodrigo Hinzpeter, announced that an agreement has been reached to return land associated with recent Rapa Nui protests over to the Rapa Nui people. Specifically, the...

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Save Rapanui Outreach and Benefit 1

2011/02/17
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Save Rapanui Outreach and Benefit from arnie on Vimeo. The Pasifika Message from arnie on Vimeo. if no video visible click here Tahitian welcome by Hitia O Tera Pule by Kaumana Chang Canoe from Paul O’toko, representing Micronesia Haka by students from WCIU family Formal exchange between Santi Hitorangi and Paul O’toko, representing Rapanui...

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Rapa Nui Human Rights Defenders

2011/02/12
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This has been a very busy week for Rapa Nui Human Rights Defenders. On February 3rd Senator Daniel Akaka of Hawaii and Congressman Eni H. Falemavenga of Samoa, wrote strong letters in support of Rapa Nui to Hillary Clinton and to President Pinera. (see attached letters). Congressman Falemavenga put his concerns about Chile’s abuses...

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February 6, 2011  10:00 AM URGENT NEWS F…

2011/02/06
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February 6, 2011  10:00 AM URGENT NEWS FROM RAPA NUI (EASTER ISLAND) THIS MORNING THE HITORANGI CLAN HAS BEEN EVICTED AGAINST JUDGE’S ORDERS Press Release At 8 AM this morning Carabineros, armed police evicted the Hitorangi Clan from their land by force. “It is utterly irregular and illegal,” said, attorney Rodrigo Gomez. Arriving in Scheiss...

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Red Cross comes to Rapa Nui

2011/02/05
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Translated from Spanish from the Hitorangi Clan On February 5, a delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Easter Island.  Daniel Agob, delegate of the International Red Cross, visited the Hitorangi family in the Hanga Roa hotel to verify the status of the clan.   It is noteworthy that some members of the...

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AKAKA, FALEOMAVAEGA URGE PRESIDENT OF CHILE TO SEEK PEACEFUL RESOLUTION

2011/02/04
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AKAKA, FALEOMAVAEGA URGE PRESIDENT OF CHILE TO SEEK PEACEFUL RESOLUTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:      February 4, 2011 Contacts: Jon Yoshimura (Akaka) (202) 224-6361 Solomona Aoelua (Faleomavaega) (202) 225-8577 AKAKA, FALEOMAVAEGA URGE PRESIDENT OF CHILE TO SEEK PEACEFUL RESOLUTION TO STANDOFF IN RAPA NUI Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) and Congressman Eni Faleomavaega (D-American Samoa) sent letters to Chilean President Sebastián...

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