Posts Tagged ‘ bainimarama ’

Pacific leaders threaten to suspend Fiji from islands forum

Aug 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: World

The Forum chairman, Niue’s premier Toke Talagi, told reporters that leaders had decided that a group of foreign ministers will monitor the situation in Fiji and would report before the end of the year. The leaders said in a communique today that the decision by Commodore Bainimarama, Fiji’s self-appointed prime minister, not to come to the summit to explain his broken promise to hold democratic elections in the country was “unacceptable”.



Fiji pulls out of Pacific summit

Aug 18th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: World

New Zealand had previously said it would allow Commodore Frank Bainimarama, Fiji’s self-appointed prime minister, and his delegation a transit visa to go to Niue via Auckland, but stopped short of allowing the Fiji group to visit New Zealand after the regional meeting.