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Resort guests raise money as world rallies to help Tonga

The Citizens' Voice 22 Jan 2022
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tranquil resort in Tonga sat behind a lagoon and reef break that was perfect for snorkelers and surfers alike ... The waves swallowed up the Ha’atafu Beach Resort ... Tonga never had the luxury resorts of other Pacific destinations like Fiji or Tahiti, and tourists came expecting a more down-to-earth experience.
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Across the nation and around the world

News-Press Now 22 Jan 2022
Resort guests raise money as world rallies to help Tonga. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tranquil resort in Tonga sat behind a lagoon and reef break that was perfect for snorkelers and surfers alike ... Tonga never had the luxury resorts of other Pacific destinations like Fiji or Tahiti, and tourists came expecting a more down-to-earth experience.
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In pics: beach resort hit by tsunami on outskirts of Nuku'alofa, Tonga

People Daily 21 Jan 2022
19, 2022 shows a beach resort hit by tsunami on the outskirts of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga ... beach resort hit by tsunami on the outskirts of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga.
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Resort guests and foreign nations rally to help Tonga recover from tsunami

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
The tranquil resort in Tonga sat behind a lagoon and reef break that was perfect for snorkelers and surfers ... The waves swallowed up the Ha’atafu Beach Resort ... Tonga never had the luxury resorts of other Pacific destinations like Fiji or Tahiti, and tourists came expecting a more down-to-earth experience.
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Tongans are resilient, says Swiss honorary consul

Swissinfo 21 Jan 2022
The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted with a deafening explosion on January 15, sending a tsunami rolling across the Tonga archipelago, killing at least three people and destroying villages, resorts and many buildings.
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Xinhua Photo Daily | Jan. 21, 2022

Xinhua 21 Jan 2022
Photo shows a car covered with volcanic ashes in Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga ... 14-15, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga erupted violently, triggering tsunami in Tonga ... 19, 2022 shows a beach resort hit by tsunami on the outskirts of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga ... (Ha'atafu Beach Resort/Handout via Xinhua).
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Fisherman recalls racing tsunami, raining rocks after Tongan volcano erupted

FX Empire 21 Jan 2022
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Branko Sugar and his son were spearfishing on an outer reef in Tonga last Saturday ... The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano eruption triggered tsunami that destroyed villages, resorts and many buildings and knocked out communications for the nation of about 105,000 people.
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Chevron, Total exit Myanmar over deteriorating human rights

Caledonian Record 21 Jan 2022
PARIS (AP) — TotalEnergies and Chevron, two of the world's largest energy conglomerates, said Friday they were stopping all operations in Myanmar, citing rampant human rights abuses and deteriorating rule of law since the country's military overthrew the government ... “Since the Feb ... +4 ... +12. Resort guests raise money as world rallies to help Tonga. +4.
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

The Lufkin News 21 Jan 2022
Top US, Russian envoys discuss Ukraine at 'critical moment'. GENEVA (AP) — U.S ... and allied response ... Resort guests raise money as world rallies to help Tonga. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tranquil resort in Tonga sat behind a lagoon and reef break that was perfect for snorkelers and surfers alike ... The waves swallowed up the Ha'atafu Beach Resort.
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Russia hits all-time high of new infections, blames Omicron

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
MOSCOW — . Daily new coronavirus infections in Russia reached an all-time high Friday and authorities blamed the highly contagious Omicron variant, which they expect to soon dominate the country’s outbreak ... Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city ... Advertisement ... Resort guests and foreign nations rally to help Tonga recover from tsunami.
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Florida man charged after 4 found dead at Canada-U.S. border in alleged smuggling attempt

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — . A Florida man has been charged with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teenager, were found in Canada near the U.S ... and the discovery of the four dead, the U.S ... Advertisement. According to documents, U.S ... Resort guests and foreign nations rally to help Tonga recover from tsunami.
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Saudi-led airstrike hits Yemeni prison, killing and injuring more than 100, Red Cross says

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates —  ... A strike in the port city of Hodeida, later confirmed by satellite photos analyzed by the Associated Press, hit a telecommunications center there that’s key to Yemen’s connection to the internet ... Advertisement ... World & Nation ... Resort guests and foreign nations rally to help Tonga recover from tsunami.
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Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
Roger Strukhoff was being treated for intestinal bleeding at a hospital outside Chicago this month when he suffered a mild heart attack. Normally, the 67-year-old would have been sent to the intensive care unit ... The Omicron surge this winter has not only swamped U.S ... 13. Dr ... Resort guests and foreign nations rally to help Tonga recover from tsunami.
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Norway killer tests the limits of a lenient justice system

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
STAVANGER, Norway — . Convicted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik spends his days in a spacious three-room cell, playing video games, exercising, watching TV and taking university-level courses in mathematics and business ... Advertisement ... World & Nation ... Science ... Resort guests and foreign nations rally to help Tonga recover from tsunami.
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First relief flights arrive in Tonga after volcano eruption: UN

Xinhua 20 Jan 2022
19, 2022 shows a beach resort hit by tsunami on the outskirts of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga. (Ha'atafu Beach Resort/Handout via Xinhua). The most pressing needs in Tonga are the availability of safe water, OCHA said ... 19, 2022 shows a beach resort hit by tsunami on the outskirts of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga.
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