The battle for political control is not yet resolved, but what is clear is this is the dawn of a new chapter for Sāmoan parliamentary democracy.
Division and social discord has undermined Covid-19 responses in other western nations. We must do everything we can to prevent that taking seed here.
It comes down to this: is such an unprecedented decision a 'demonstrably justified' limit on people’s rights, explains public law expert Andrew Geddis.
One route in particular is carrying high numbers of passengers with Covid-19, but crew working these flights aren't subject to the tightest restrictions.