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American Samoa govt revenue hit hard by cannery closure
American Samoa govt revenue hit hard by cannery closureAmerican Samoa's governor says the government's revenue has fallen by 10 percent since the closure of a tuna cannery last year. However, the government is still proposing a 4 percent increase in its budget for the 2018 financial year, with a total spend of ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT
Survey to track Pacific migrants
Survey to track Pacific migrantsThe U.S. Department of the Interior by December 2018 plans to count the number of people who travel under the Compacts of Free Association in Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa to determine how much federal ...read more
Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:25:00 GMT
Three Islands, One Park: The National Park of American Samoa
Three Islands, One Park: The National Park of American SamoaWhen thinking of the U.S. national parks, you probably don’t think of an island group south of the equator. Yet, halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand there it sits – a protected parkland in the South Pacific that was established to preserve ...read more
Source: HuffPost
Published on Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:36:00 GMT
Insider's Guide to National Park of American Samoa
Insider's Guide to National Park of American SamoaAmerican Samoa is an emerald gemstone rising from the setting of the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean. Rugged volcanic slopes lead to sandy coves, inspiring fantasies of real-life Robinson Crusoe adventures. Nature and culture blend in this most unique of the ...read more
Source: www.exofficio.com
Published on Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00:00 GMT
What happens when you become pregnant while sailing across the Pacific
What happens when you become pregnant while sailing across the PacificDid Niue have a hospital or just a clinic? I thought I'd read American Samoa's maternity ward was under construction, but wasn't sure. Would Vava'u's pharmacy have an ultrasound machine? The answers to most of our questions were mere speculation ...read more
Source: San Francisco Gate
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT
Gross Domestic Product for American Samoa, 2016
Gross Domestic Product for American Samoa, 2016The estimates of GDP for American Samoa show that real GDP-GDP adjusted to remove price changes-decreased 2.5 percent in 2016 after increasing 1.2 percent in 2015 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the United States (excluding the territories ...read more
Source: mrtopstep.com
Published on Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:58:00 GMT
Why we are much closer to North Korea than you might think
Why we are much closer to North Korea than you might think5. American Samoa consists of five mainland and coral atolls in the South Pacific. It is the southernmost territory in the U.S. and one of two territories below the equator. It has a population of 55,500 people and covers 76.8 square miles. The unpopulated ...read more
Source: Orange County Register
Published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:46:00 GMT
O/NSO: Salute and a Mock edition
O/NSO: Salute and a Mock editionThey are Alabama (1), Alaska (1), American Samoa (1), Arizona (3), Australia (1), California (70), Florida (3), Georgia (3), Hawaii (2), Illinois (1) Kansas (1), Maryland (2), Minnesota (1), Nevada (2), Nigeria (1), North Carolina (1), Oregon (1 ...read more
Source: wearesc.com
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMT