Editorial comment – A father and a warrior

Prince Harry unveils the statue of former British SAS soldier, the late Talaiasi Labalaba at the Nadi International Airport yesterday. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

ISAIA Dere was “excited and happy” yesterday. He was still a little boy, nearing five years old when his father left on a tour of duty in 1971. Sergeant Talaiasi Labalaba was a soldier. Isaia, 53, remembers him as a family man. At that young age, he obviously wouldn’t have known that his father was […]

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