Islands Business December 2022 cover


American SamoaA new submarine cable between Samoa and American Samoa has been agreed, to further enhance Internet and communications connectivity. The MOU

Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu

Movers and Shakers

Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu is the World Health Organisation’s new Chief Nursing Officer. In 2019, Dr Tuipulotu became Tonga’s first female

November Islands Business cover


Welcome – to whose country? At a welcome for Australia’s new consul-general in Noumea, the ceremony was opened by customary chiefs from

November Islands Business cover


American SamoaThe population of American Samoa has decreased below 50,000. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s October update, the population count came

A seaside church in Tuvalu.

Less prayer, more presence

It’s not every day that a young Pacific islander tells regional church leaders to stop praying about climate change and take firm,

Climate Change

A tick for loss and damage

The disconnect between countries was palpable at the recent COP27 climate conference, as small island nations fought with developing countries to get