MALDIVES: LOST PARADISE

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MALDIVES, MALE NOVEMBER 2013: Mohamed Nasheed became the first democratically elected president of the Maldives in 2008. Former political prisoner, the 'Mandela of the Tropics ", created for the first time a public health system for the Maldivians and imposed, for the first time, the payment of taxes to the oligarchs of the Resort. The reaction of the tycoons do not have to wait long; ancien regime was deposed February 7, 2012. Saturday, November 16, after six daring referrals, lost by a handful of votes in the second ballot, defeated by Abdulla Yameen, the brother of the former dictator, Mamoon Abdul Gayoom.© Giulio Di Sturco