24 Apr 2017

American Samoa government jobs up in the air

From , 3:05 pm on 24 April 2017

Significant uncertainty remains about the job security for thousands of American Samoa government employees.

Announcements about cuts to government programmes from the new Trump administration in the US have caused concern for American Samoa's leadership which has hoped for some clarity on the issue.

This comes as the US vice president Mike Pence made a brief a brief stopover in Pago Pago.

Our correspondent Monica Miller reports.

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