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Fiji’s coup runs into first signs of major trouble

Fiji’s military coup may have been bloodless and effective, but it is already hitting trouble as resistance to the regime mounts and the effects of the coup bite hard into the fragile economy. Coup leader Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, who became a national hero by crushing a putsch in 2000, faces a potentially ignominious and violent end to what he terms his “clean-up” of government, experts in Fijian and Pacific affairs warn. “This coup has run into immediate difficulties and will face even more as the economic impact of what has happened becomes keenly felt in Fiji,” said Sinclair Dinnen of the Australian National University. Full Story

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