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Shine A Light: Malolo Island- Freesoul, A Divided Village And Abandoned Work Site

Finding a daily source of sustenance and income has become a challenge for villagers.
10 Apr 2021 11:34
Shine A Light: Malolo Island- Freesoul, A Divided Village And Abandoned Work Site
The main entrance to the Freesoul development site on Malolo Island remains closed and is monitored by a security guard. Photo: Ivamere Nataro

A 10-minute boat ride from Solevu Village on the picturesque Malolo Island lay the remnants of the Freesoul Real Estate Development (Fiji) PTE Limited development.

Freesoul had plans to construct 350 overwater bures and a casino on this site, known as Wacia.

The resort developer began work on the island in the Mamanuca Group of Nadi on June 8, 2017.

The development was halted in December 2018, following a stop order issued by the High Court in Lautoka...to read the full account from our Shine A Light Investigative Reporter and Editor Ivamere Nataro by subscribing to the Fiji Sun e-edition

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  • Shine A Light is the Fiji Sun Investigative Project


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