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14 May 1987 – Lest we Forget

On the anniversary of Fiji’s first coup, 14 May 1987, Labour Leader Mahendra Chaudhry reflects on the  the price the nation paid for the racist coup which took place one month after the first Labour Government of Dr. Timoci Bavadra…

Land grab – investment or speculation?

Such deals tantamount to land speculation, as in the Raiwaqa case where a lease was acquired on highly favorable terms and five years later sold for a hefty $19million. Last week the Chinese Ambassador Qian Bo spoke of the need…

Fiji’s perilous debt sink-hole

For the first time in Fiji’s history our national debt level has exceeded the GDP. It is time to ask where the borrowed billions are going :Mahendra Chaudhry, Leader Fiji Labour Party  . It had become quite clear even before…

Spotlight on Fiji’s compromised Parliament

Speaker Ratu Epeli Nailatikau shocked the nation by declaring in Parliament that the deportation of  USP’s Vice Chancellor Prof Pal Ahluwalia last week, and the brutal manner in which it was executed, was not a matter of national concern.  The…