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Old 10-04-2009, 15:41   #1
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Fijian President Abrogates Constitution, Dismisses Judiciary, Restricts Movement

A few hours ago Fijian President Iloilo abrogated the 1997 national constitution. This occurred a couple hours after the Prime minister, a military commander who seized power in 2006, stepped down after a 3 judge appeals panel ruled his government was illegal.

Fiji has been listed as a risky destination since the coup by many governments.

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My boat is at Vuda. Ive talked to one friend in Suva who said it was not effecting him. Iam concerned but would not change plans unless I hear first hand accounts.
Customs prior to this were a hassel and could make one hesitant to go there. I like Fiji and will be glad to get back. One has to be carefull-but that is true for most places. Ward
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