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Kava Consumption on the Upsurge

Kava Consumption on the Upsurge

Kava, a plant from the South Pacific, has been around in the US for a long time. It’s been in Vanuatu even longer. In 1900, kava extract was listed in the Sears catalog as a “temperance wine” during a time that people were selling it as an option to rum and other alcoholic drinks. Anyone […]

Kava May Be Strangled by Greedy Exporters

Kava May Be Strangled by Greedy Exporters

A South Pacific drink, kava, may be endangered by its own success, or the greed of people who profit from its sale. It’s the end of the workday in Vanuatu and the men in the community relax with their favorite drink. As they talk about their day went and make plans for the weekend, an […]

John Frum Day Celebration With the Islanders

John Frum Day Celebration With the Islanders

  Each February 15, John Frum Day, the people on Tana Island in the Republic of Vanuatu hold a giant celebration. As they keep an eye out for a person named John Frum, others put on crude US Army pants, paint “USA” on their backs and fly a copy of the American flag up the […]

Elle “The Body” Macpherson Puts a Ring On It Marries Billionaire Fiance

Elle “The Body” Macpherson Puts a Ring On It Marries Billionaire Fiance

Elle “The Body” Macpherson liked it so she put a ring on it in Fiji marrying her Billionaire fiance Jeffrey Soffer. In an intimate ceremony attended by family and friends, the two rich lovebirds tied the knot, according to Us Weekly. The exact details of the marriage are pretty obscure, but a source close to […]

5.2 Earthquake Strikes Off of Fiji Islands

5.2 Earthquake Strikes Off of Fiji Islands

Sunday, July 28, a moderate 5.2 magnitude earthquake strike occurred 103 km NNW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji, according to the USGS. It happened at 16:29 UTC. The local date and time at the earthquake’s epicenter was: Monday, July 29, 2013 08:16:29. The depth the earthquake occurred at was: 67.9 km. The epicenter’s latitude / longitude : 20.8514°S / […]

Earthquake Magnitude 5.8 Violently Shakes Fiji Islands Region

Earthquake Magnitude 5.8 Violently Shakes Fiji Islands Region

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake violently struck the Fiji Islands within the last hour. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that 5.8 shake was 239km NNE of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji and hit at approximately 10:10:55 UTC. According to the U.S.-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, a destructive tsunami was not generated, based on earthquake and historical tsunami data. This […]

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