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September 7, 1995 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eni Faleomavaega, a Polynesian member of Congress just back from Mururoa atoll, predicted Wednesday that the resumption of French nuclear testing in the South Pacific will increase support for the independence movement in French Polynesia and lead to violence on the main island of Tahiti.
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September 8, 1995 | From Times Wire Reports
France ordered hundreds more police to the riot-torn island paradise of Tahiti after anti-nuclear and pro-independence protesters went on a rampage, setting fires, breaking windows and forcing the closure of the airport. The rioting Wednesday night in Papeete, capital of French Polynesia, was the most violent of the demonstrations held worldwide to protest France's resumption of nuclear testing in the South Pacific on Tuesday.
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September 8, 1995 | From Times Wire Reports
France ordered hundreds more police to the riot-torn island paradise of Tahiti after anti-nuclear and pro-independence protesters went on a rampage, setting fires, breaking windows and forcing the closure of the airport. The rioting Wednesday night in Papeete, capital of French Polynesia, was the most violent of the demonstrations held worldwide to protest France's resumption of nuclear testing in the South Pacific on Tuesday.
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September 7, 1995 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eni Faleomavaega, a Polynesian member of Congress just back from Mururoa atoll, predicted Wednesday that the resumption of French nuclear testing in the South Pacific will increase support for the independence movement in French Polynesia and lead to violence on the main island of Tahiti.
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October 22, 1995 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES TRAVEL WRITER
If you've been contemplating a fall or winter trip to Hawaii, this may be the time to stop contemplating and start booking. Three years after Hurricane Iniki and an international economic downturn crippled the islands' tourism industry, the new round of natural disasters in Mexico and the Caribbean apparently is redirecting many travelers toward Hawaii.
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