The 71st session of the General Assembly holds special significance for Samoa, and the Pacific region. At the helm of the General Assembly for the first time ever, is a Pacific Islander and diplomat from Fiji, His Excellency Ambassador Peter Thomson.
Samoa might soon have one more activity to offer to locals and visitors looking for a bit of fun and thrills.
More than 220,000 deaths, 8 million homeless and countless human rights violations: These are the tragic toll of South America's oldest armed conflict, which begins to wind down with the signing Monday of a historic agreement between Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement to end a half-century of hostilities.
With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington.
The Samoa A squad has been named to contest the Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Danny Tusitala is international rugby professional, husband and father.