Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Tourism and media spotlight bring changes to Rapanui life

Easter Island Fights Prosperity
Mayor Pedro Edmunds wants "his people" to be lovable. They're more interested in getting rich.
Juliet Samuel
Reason Magazine
July 13, 2007

“My people are changing due to development,” explains Pedro Edmunds, the democratically elected mayor of Chile’s Easter Island. “The people are getting more and more individual-thinking—and it’s not good.”

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