By Don McKinnon, the Commonwealth secretary general (THE GUARDIAN, 18/12/06):

Education ministers from across the Commonwealth gathered in Cape Town last week to discuss, with the world's leading experts, how to change the lives of the millions of children denied schooling. Conspicuous by its absence from this important conference was Fiji. The Pacific island nation was suspended from the councils of the Commonwealth on December 8, following a military coup, the country's fourth in 20 years. The nine countries currently in the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group agreed that it could no longer have a voice in our 53-nation family, nor receive any new technical assistance, for as long as it remains under the control of a military regime.…  Seguir leyendo »