The damage done by Tropical Cyclone Gita to Samoa’s electricity infrastructure is estimated to have cost up to $10million.
The stark realities of climate change were laid bare at the opening of the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference in Wellington. Calls from Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi for urgent action were made as climate change is put under the microscope during the conference.
Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and wounding hundreds of people in recent days.
A double-deck bus ran off the Panamerican Highway and tumbled 200 meters (about 650 feet) down a cliff in southern Peru on Wednesday, and police said at least 44 people died.
The Christchurch-based Crusaders open the defense of their Super Rugby title on Saturday in a tough New Zealand derby against the Chiefs as the first full round of the season tests the effectiveness of reforms forced on the tournament in the past six months.
Sometimes we’ve got to be thankful for the hard times. This is the belief of a Police Officer and bodybuilder, Lome Lome. Constable Lome recently competed in the Mr. American Samoa Sau Ia Bodybuilding competition last weekend where he claimed second place and teammate, Peniamina Matale-Fili, snatching the first prize.