Photographer Jocelyn Carlin

Pacific News - Tonga2

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Lile Fifita and Fusi Kale, grocery shop assistants from Neiafu, Vava'u the remote Northern Tongan Islands, are wearing black in respect of the death of their king. The mourning period for commoners will remain in place for one month following the passing, for the Royal family it extends to six months.
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Pacific Kiribati 09 | Environmental Stories from the Pacific Region | Pacific News -Tonga | Pacific News - Tonga2 | Another War Story | Tuvalu | Legacy Tuvalu - The Footprint on Funafuti | American Samoa and Samoa | Solomon Islands | Nauru/Kiribati/Fiji