Between the Lines


A U.S. Army medic reckons working in a district hospital on Upolu feels like ‘combat medicine’ due to resource constraints. Imagine if they worked in Savai’i.


One Cabinet Minister has become a celebrity of sorts, appearing on livestream programs every week. If only the MPs were equally committed to press conferences.


Government media gurus are also yet to advise if the Samoa-American Samoa leaders will convene a press conference like at the last Atoa o Samoa. Guess times have changed. 


A traditional presentation yesterday for the visiting Samoa and American Samoa leaders in Savai’i. It came courtesy of a businessman with links to an infamous boat!


Another political record from the region. A lawyer and aspiring politician from PNG was jailed last week for stealing SAT$121 million in public funds between 2007-2011. 


There’s no doubt El Niño is wreaking havoc with local weather patterns. Dark clouds gathered overhead around noon yesterday, and a slight drizzle and that’s it.

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