Vanuatu's President Baldwin Lonsdale dies in Port Vila after sudden heart attack
Vanuatu's widely revered President, Baldwin Lonsdale, has died after suffering a sudden heart attack in the Pacific island nation's capital of Port Vila, Focus News reported.
Mr Baldwin, who had served as President since September 2014, died in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Dan McGarry, media director at the Vanuatu Daily Post, said hundreds of people had stood in a vigil held after Mr Lonsdale's death to pay their respects to the highly regarded head of state.
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