Residents on American Samoa’s main island will have full water services restored four years after bans were put in place on Tutuila’s western side when e-coli bacteria was discovered in well waters, Radio New Zealand International reported, citing the power authority.
Samoa’s economy will be as hard hit by the passage of Cyclone Evan earlier this month as it was by a 2009 tsunami that destroyed 20 villages and killed 143 people, an International Monetary Fund official said.
Argentina defeated Scotland 13-12 to keep alive its chances of advancing to the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, while Ireland routed Russia to lead Pool C and Samoa beat Fiji to stay in contention to win its group.
Dan Parks scored all of Scotland’s points as the team struggled to defeat Georgia 15-6 in a Rugby World Cup pool game. Samoa opened its campaign by beating Namibia 49-12 as Canada rallied to defeat Tonga 25-20.