U.S. Embassy Outfits Magiagi Primary School with New Rugby Jerseys

The Magiagi Primary School rugby teams will be hitting the field in style the rest of the season in new rugby jerseys direct from the USA. On behalf of Ambassador Scott Brown, U.S. Embassy Apia Charge d’Affaires, Tony Greubel presented the new jerseys to Principal Katalaina and both the junior and senior boys rugby teams. ...
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Samoan Public Servant to Study International Relations Under U.S. Fulbright Scholarship

U.S. Embassy Apia, Press Release. U.S. Embassy Apia is pleased to award the 2018 J. William Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship to Ms. Pilisita “Sita” Leota, who will be heading to Brandeis University this month to study for a Master’s Degree in Sustainable International Development. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is a highly competitive opportunity that ...
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Jazz quartet from New York to play in Samoa

Press Release The Samoana Jazz and Arts Festival this year will feature a jazz quartet from the United States, the country where jazz was born and where the first recording of the new music genre was made 100 years ago this year. The Ari Roland Jazz Quartet from New York City is due to arrive ...
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Presentation of Credentials of the U.S. Ambassador to Samoa

U.S. Embassy Samoa, Press Release. H.E. Mr. Scott Brown, the new Ambassador of the United States of America to Samoa arrived in Apia, on Wednesday 26th July 2017.  He is accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Gail Brown.  Ambassador Brown is here to present his Letter of Credence to the Head of State of the Independent ...
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Celebrating Peace Corps Samoa’s 50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary of Peace Corps Samoa July 20, 2017 Press Release On July 28th at the US Embassy Residence in Vailima, guests gathered to enjoy a celebration of Peace Corps Samoa’s 50th Anniversary.  The celebration included songs by the FiaFia Trio who first performed together in the 1970s.  Galumalemana Al Hunkin was there as an ...
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Samoa National Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC May 31, 2017 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, best wishes to the people of Samoa as you gather to celebrate the 55th anniversary of your nation’s independence on June 1. The United States and Samoa share a strong and enduring friendship, ...
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Mele Murals in Samoa

U.S. EMBASSY MEDIA RELEASE – March 23rd, 2017. The U.S. Embassy is happy to announce the arrival of renowned Hawaiian Mural Artist and Executive Director of the Estria Foundation, Estria Miyashiro and his team into Samoa.  The U.S. Embassies in New Zealand and Apia have partnered to bring in Estria and his team to both ...
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88th Group of Peace Corps Volunteers Arrive in Samoa

U.S. Embassy Apia media release. Twenty one Americans arrived in Samoa on Tuesday, joining a select group of citizens who have come to Samoa to serve as Peace Corps Volunteers.   More than 2000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Samoa since 1967, providing small scale technical assistance and building cross-cultural ties.  The new Volunteers were welcomed ...
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U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2015 Public Diplomacy Grantee Gathering

By the Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Apia. A Grantee Gathering was held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the U.S. Embassy Residence Vailima for the Organizations that received funding from U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2015 Public Diplomacy Grants.  Embassy Apia’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program is a competitive program that offers small grants, from WST$5,000-$15,000, to ...
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