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According to the New York Times, a South African couple, on their honeymoon in the Maldives are now the sole visitors at a five-star resort, due to the coronavirus.


  1. Why don’t they go home with the other 40 South Africans in the Maldives?
  2. Who is running the resort and what regulations does the government have regarding the resort staff?
  3. What is the latest wrinkle with the Maldivian airline crew that is supposed to fly these and other South Africans back?
  4. Why doesn’t South Africa fly the residents back to their country?
  5. Who is paying for the honeymooners’ continued vacation?

Zweig, D. (2020). They Were the Last Couple in Paradise. Now They’re Stranded. The New York Times, April 6 (Retrievable online at