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Justin Wine Is a Celebrated American-Style Bordeaux!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Over 50,000 people a year visit Justin Badlwin's vineyard to taste his wines. The Isosceles Reserve is one of America's most sought-after Bordeaux blends and has even been served at a State diner in the White House.

What's at Stake in Fiji for Australia, China, and the United States

Eddie Walsh | Posted 05.13.2012 | World
Eddie Walsh

The decisions the regime makes in the next three years will provide the answer. Reflecting the uncertainty surrounding Fiji's future course, at present, four scenarios appear most likely.

Island's Entire Population May Move

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

-- Fearing that climate change could wipe out their entire Pacific archipelago, the leaders of Kiribati are considering an unusual backup plan: movin...

Fiji's Competing Narratives and Uncertain Future

Eddie Walsh | Posted 04.04.2012 | World
Eddie Walsh

Led by a military leader who views himself as a savior but who is condemned by Australia as a despot, Fiji remains a country with an uncertain future. Barring some major policy shift, democracy will not return to Fiji without Commodore Frank Bainimarama's acquiescence.

Moving From California To Fiji

Claire Fordham | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel
Claire Fordham

I'm calling it our Plan B, but it's really my Plan A.

PHOTOS: 9 Exotic Honeymoon Locations

BRIDES | Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel

From the Subcontinent to North Africa, these destinations combine romance with incredible natural beauty.

Military Government Agrees To Lift State Of Emergency

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

SUVA, Fiji -- Fiji's military government will move Saturday to lift a state of emergency it imposed in 2009, as the country prepares to open consultat...

"Team Fiji" Co-opts the 99%

Anna Lenzer | Posted 02.22.2012 | World
Anna Lenzer

The Fijian junta's cooptation of the 99% meme as it outlaws and brutally punishes any form of protest is a meta-lobbying joke.

A Win For The 99 Percent

Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama | Posted 02.24.2012 | World
Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama

The "99 percent" have called and we have heard them. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, Fiji will reduce or eliminate taxes on 99 percent of taxpayers and cut taxes across-the-board for businesses.

A Dictators' Dead Pool for 2012: Predicting Crisis or Forecasting Opportunity?

Philip N. Howard | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Philip N. Howard

It may seem crass to make a dictators' dead pool. But given the murderous history of some of strongmen who might be on the list, it is not unreasonable to think through the means and implications of their departure.

Time for a Plan B?

Claire Fordham | Posted 01.30.2012 | Fifty
Claire Fordham

Most of us don't have a financial cushion in the event of job loss and aren't blessed with wealthy parents or trust funds, so some kind of Plan B might be a sensible idea. What's yours?

PHOTOS: The Fabulous Islands Of Fiji

Judie Fein | Posted 01.23.2012 | Travel
Judie Fein

There are perhaps three different Fijis, one fantastic, one exotic, one soulful. On a trip to the South Pacific, you can find them -- and experience the many dimensions of these wonderful islands.

Islands with Heart

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel
Stefanie Michaels

Galesnjak, an island off Croatia's coast, became all the rage virtually overnight thanks to Google's Earth's aerial view of its perfectly heart-shaped mass.

The Cloudbreak Sessions

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

A storm that originated in the South Pacific has created such a massive south swell that the greatest surfer ever Kelly Slater decided to skip one of the biggest surf contests in the world to surf the amazing waves that hit Fiji's world-famous Cloudbreak.

The Saban Free Clinic Benefit a Huge Success

Jay Weston | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The annual benefit, called Extravaganza for the Senses, features 40 restaurants and 60 wine-and-spirit companies. I will touch upon some of the highlights.

Sustainable Tourism, Conservation and Culture Flourish in Fiji

Deborah Bassett | Posted 08.30.2011 | Travel
Deborah Bassett

The Republic of Fiji is comprised of 332 islands. On a recent trip to the town of Savusavu, located on Fiji's second largest island of Vanua Levu, I was pleasantly surprised to discover several eco-friendly treasures.

Call Me Bubu

Claire Fordham | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women
Claire Fordham

Forget about growing old gracefully, I am going to be dragged into my dotage kicking and screaming. There are so many adventures to be had.

Top 5 Things to Do in Fiji

CheapOair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

There's nothing like lounging on the beach during a tropical vacation. But there's more to Fiji than just sitting around all day.

The Perfect Place to Write

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Finding the inspiration and the creativity to continue the journey of our lifetime requires a flexible mindset and the ability to imagine unheard of scenarios able to enable the travel in time.

Four Hot Spots to Visit in 2011

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melissa Biggs Bradley

Even as I explore destinations and return to favorites like Turkey and Morocco, I find that my must-visit list of new spots and old favorites keeps growing.

WikiLeaks: New Zealand Sells Itself as "a more Pacific country" than Australia - And As Key to Pacific Security. US Buys It.

Cleo Paskal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cleo Paskal

New WikiLeaks cables clearly indicates the U.S.'s increasingly close relationship with New Zealand -- as well as its increasing reliance on New Zealand when it comes to Pacific security issues.

Former premier held by police

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Fiji, Home News

The former Prime Minister of Fiji has been arrested by the country's autocratic regime on charges that he broke emergency regulations by holding publi...

Fiji Water Backtracks, Will Remain In Fiji

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SUVA, Fiji — Fiji Water reopened its operations in the South Pacific nation of Fiji on Wednesday – just two days after closing its bottlin...

Fiji Water: When Environment, Politics, and Economics Collide Over Bottled Water

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

This week, Fiji Water threatened to close their water bottling plant in Fiji -- not because they object to the country's military regime, but because the government announced that they intend to increase the business tax on bottled water.

Fiji Water Shuts Down Fiji Operation

AP | PITA LIGAIULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SUVA, Fiji — The Fiji government has charged the California-based Fiji Water company with making untrue statements about instability in the Sout...