Samoa’s economy cannot function without remittances, says expert
Which means Samoans abroad can influence the next elections by not sending anymore money to families provided they vote carefully for right person.
Here’s a fact. We send money to families, they’ll vote for HRPP and in the end we (Samoans abroad) still send money if not even more to balance the rising costs of living! We’re the influencers.
We need to tell families back home that if they need money then they need to vote the right people into government.
If they keep voting the same people, then we essentially need to live with the fact that we’ll be sending money to Samoa for the rest of our lives.
If we want change, our families home need to change. We got to work smarter.