I came across this article: http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/david-rockefellers-sixth-heart-transplant-successful-at-age-99/

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Where a "Hanuatu Island complex" is mentioned and a photography of it attached. I was curious where exactly this island complex is located. Surprisingly enough I am unable to find anything but countless copies of this article and this photo.

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    World News Daily Report is a fake news site. Most probably the whole story, including the existence of the island, is fictitious. Commented Jan 23, 2016 at 1:32
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    The photo is Neckar Island in British Virgin Islands owned by Richard Branson and available for private stays for a mere $78k per night.
    – user13044
    Commented Jan 23, 2016 at 1:36
  • @NateEldredge Apparently, this article has now been removed precisely for being fake.
    – Alex
    Commented Nov 12, 2018 at 20:40

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The island in the photo is actually Necker Island and is privately owned by Richard Branson, so it's most likely quite hard for the average traveller to visit.

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World News Daily Report is actually a fake news website, as their About page states:

World News Daily Report is an American Jewish Zionist newspaper based in Tel Aviv and dedicated on covering biblical archeology news and other mysteries around the Globe.


There is a diocese (possibly an Island) in the Solomon Islands group called Hanuato, I don't know if this is what you're looking for?


It's in Vanuatu, a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of roughly 80 islands that stretch 1,300 kilometers. The islands offer scuba diving at coral reefs, underwater caverns and shipwrecks.

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    While it's true that searching for "Hanuatu Island complex" will return hits for Vanuatu, I am not aware of any island in the chain with that name. The picture in the question has been identified as another island entirely - it appears the "Hanuatu Island complex" is fictional. If you are sure it's in Vanuatu, a scan of a map or link to a government web site including it would be helpful Commented May 26, 2016 at 14:34

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