Inter-Samoa summit could be moved over quakes

With American Samoa under a State of Emergency due to the earthquakes in Manu'a island, the governor, Lemanu Peleti Mauga has asked the Samoa government to postpone next month's inter-Samoa summit to October.

Lemanu says Samoa is aware of the earthquake situation in the Manu'a island group, and American Samoa needs to focus on this.

Lemanu also says that there are other pressing issues in American Samoa but didn't elaborate further.

Samoa has yet to respond to the request.


Photo file  American Samoa government  Caption: Leaders of the 2 Samoas - Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa (left) and American Samoa Governor, Lemanu Peleti Mauga