December 31, 2004

Lost in the bureaucracy

The Blue Lemur - Progressive Politics and Media News » Swedish paper reports tsunami warning halted out of concern for tourist industry: ``We finally decided not to do anything because the tourist season was in full swing,? the source said. “The hotels were 100 percent booked. What if we issued a warning, which would have led to an evacuation, and nothing had happened. What would be the outcome? The tourist industry would be immediately hurt. Our department would not be able to endure a lawsuit.``

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