USA Basketball Female of the Year, Ms. Ruthie Bolton, visits Samoa

Two time Olympic Gold Medalist and USA Basketball Female of the Year, Ms. Ruthie Bolton has arrived in Apia, greeted by Chargè d’Affaires Tony Greubel and Samoa Institute of Sport team to begin a full week of basketball clinics, public speaking and a tour of Samoa. On the first day, Ruthie visited Leififi College and ...
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U.S. Ambassador and Gail Brown’s inaugural visit to Samoa

The new Ambassador of the United States to the Independent State of Samoa, Mr. Scott Brown and his wife Mrs. Gail Brown arrived in Apia on the eve of the 26th of July 2017 for their inaugural visit.  While it was their first official visit to Samoa, the Ambassador and his wife made great strides ...
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U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2016 Public Diplomacy Grantee Gathering

U.S. Embassy Apia, Samoa – Media Release. A Grantee Gathering was held today at the U.S. Embassy Residence Vailima for the Organizations that received funding from U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2016 Public Diplomacy Grants.  Embassy Apia’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program is a competitive program that offers small grants, from WST$10,000-$12,000, to various organizations to strengthen democracy, ...
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United States Women’s Soccer Star Tells Youth to Train Hard and Promote Diversity through Sport

By Emily Armitage, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate Auckland. In partnership with the Department of State’s SportsUnited and FIFA, United States Embassy Apia had the pleasure of hosting retired United States Women’s National Soccer Team midfielder Lori Lindsey in February 2016.  Throughout her successful career, Lori represented the United States at the Olympics and the World ...
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