Pemakaman kenegaraan bagi almarhum Presiden Baldwin Lonsdale

Port Vila, Jubi – Vanuatu belum pernah menyaksikan curahan kesedihan sekaligus kekaguman sebelum hari kemarin. Banyak yang hidup hari ini mungkin tidak akan dapat melihat hal seperti ini seumur hidup mereka. Pemakaman Presiden Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, dihadiri oleh kepala negara dari…
ULMWP berduka atas wafatnya Presiden Vanuatu

Jayapura, Jubi – United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) turut berduka atas wafatnya Presiden Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale Sabtu 17 Juni, di Port Vila Vanuatu. Baldwin ‘Womtelo’ Lonsdale dianggap sebagai Pahlawan Melanesia sejati bagi West Papua. Juru Bicara ULMWP Benny Wenda,…
National repentance prayer, offered by the late President

This was the last public prayer offered by President Baldwin Lonsdale for his nation and people. His Standing in Vanuatu community as well as in the region as a; priest, administrator, educator, customary chief, and the President of the Republic…
Pacific Youth Leaders Pay Tribute to Vanuatu Leader

A Pacific Youth Council Partners Rountable gathering yesterday paid tribute to the late President of Vanuatu hailing him as one of the greatest youth champion in the region. Pacific Youth Council executives and representatives from over 14 countries dedicated a…
Vanuatu to select president next month

An electoral college will convene to select a new president of Vanuatu on July 3. The head of state position was left vacant after President Baldwin Lonsdale died on Saturday. According to a writ issued by the chief justice, nominations…
Lonsdale served as Chancellor with distinction: USP

The University of the South Pacific (USP) extended its heartfelt sympathy to the families and friends of the late President Baldwin Womtelo Lonsdale, the government and people of Vanuatu. President Lonsdale served as the Chancellor of USP for a period…
“It is raining in the hearts of the people”

Schoolchildren are lining the route from Vanuatu’s parliament to the airport today to farewell the country’s late president Baldwin Lonsdale. Thousands of people have been paying their respects to Father Lonsdale who died after a suspected heart attack at the…
10 Mourning Days

The Government has declared a 10-day period of national mourning from June 17 to 26 following the passing of President Baldwin Womtelo Lonsdale. He was the first Vanuatu president who died whilst in office. His sudden death shocked the whole…
Vanuatu mourns death of President Lonsdale

His body will lie in state at the State House in Port Vila on Monday and Tuesday with a funeral service to be held at Parliament House midweek. Our correspondent in Vanuatu Len Garae said the country was in mourning.…

Vanuatu was in a state of mourning on Saturday after its revered president, Baldwin Lonsdale, died unexpectedly. He was 67. He was rushed to Vila Central Hospital late on Friday night after a suspected heart attack, but died just after…