The worst-affected countries are mostly small islands, with Kiribati, Micronesia, the Solomon Islands, the Maldives and Vanuatu making up the top five, according to a paper in the journal PLOS ONE.
Under gray skies and light rain, VMF paramilitary carried Fr Lonsdale’s coffin, draped in the national flag, from the gates of Parliament House into the special rotunda inside.
People are being urged to wear black and carry photos of President Baldwin Lonsdale along the route.
The Bahai community in Tanna has celebrated the unveiling of the design for the temple which is to be built.
A government spokesman said a public holiday has been declared for Wednesday.
A state funeral will be organised over the weekend, perhaps for as early as Monday.
VAN2017 office will soon be sending out literary packages that include the Nasi booklet, posters and their corresponding lesson plans to all primary schools around the country.
Correctional Services Director Johnny Marango said the figures are alarming and he called on the government to find ways to deal with the growing increase in sex related crimes.
Minister Maoh admitted that there are many unregistered firearms.
The passenger later revealed the envelope was being carried on behalf of a non-travelling 3rd party.