- Fiji's ruler clears path to elections on own terms Updated: Dec-06-13 2:01 am
- Fiji: 5 free things to see from beaches to markets Updated: Dec-05-13 10:07 am
- Tenn. fraternity members could face charge Updated: Dec-03-13 2:19 pm
- Ben Ryan: an Englishman in Fiji Updated: Nov-12-13 11:28 pm
SUVA, Fiji - The monsoon rains have struck and the crowd remains huddled under a canopy, near plates of steaming food, as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (vo-REN-gay ba-nee-ma-RA-ma) strolls down the red carpet to open a waterfront picnic park in Fiji's capital, Suva. News photographers scamper around him, but only after it is announced that they are invited to record the event.
SUVA, Fiji - With its white sand beaches, tropical climate and relaxed pace, Fiji has rightfully earned a reputation as a South Pacific paradise. But it's the friendliness of the people that makes traveling in these islands a real delight. You'll quickly learn the ubiquitous word "bula" (pronounced boolah) which means hello and is usually accompanied with a broad smile.
12-03-13 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Fraternity members could face criminal charges in the hazing allegations that forced Pi Kappa Phi to close its University of Tennessee chapter last week, school officials said.
SUVA, Fiji - On a palm-fringed training ground and under an unrelenting midday sun, Ben Ryan is busy proving Noel Coward's dictum about "Mad Dogs and Englishmen."