Easter Island

November 2009
AirGuide Online.com;11/2/2009, p8
The article offers information on the restricted immigration on Easter Island. It states that almost 90 percent of the population of Easter Island had voted to restrict immigration citing fears of overpopulation due to the influx of immigrants from Chile, after Chile administered the Island since the 19th century as a remote post. It also mentions that the government of Chile had organized the referendum due to the island's coping problems.


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