TITLE

Easter Island

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
AirGuide Online.com;11/2/2009, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the inhabitants of Easter Island in the South Pacific to restrict immigration due to fear of overpopulation. It cites that more that 90 percent of the population have voted to the referendum organized by the Chilean government. It mentions that the major concern of inhabitants is the influx of residents from Chile.
ACCESSION #
45356540

 

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