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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Assistant Secretary Carmen G. Cantor of Insular and International Affairs (DOI-IA) has commended American Samoa on “working towards self-determination” upon receiving the Voter-Approved Amendments to the Revised Constitution of American Samoa last month. This is...
A voter casts his ballot in the mid-term election last year.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The five constitutional amendments approved by voters last year are under review by the Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Interior for approval, before becoming part of the American Samoa Constitution. This was revealed by Gov Lemanu P. S Mauga during his State of the...
Tapa’au Dr. Dan Aga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Eleven constitutional amendments will be included in the referendum ballot to be voted on by the voters of American Samoa come the Mid-Term election in November 2022. A draft of the referendum ballot was sent out last week by the Office of Political Status,...
Members of the Constitutional Review Committee
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After a week-long hearing on the proposed measures by the Constitutional Review Committee, the official report was handed over to Governor Lemanu Peleti Mauga during a ceremony this past Friday. This followed a week after the hearings. Held at the Gov. H. Rex Lee...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two new measures were introduced in the Senate late last week that seeks to amend the Revised Constitution of American Samoa and therefore will require a public vote. Both issues are not new and have been introduced in previous years, including one proposal, which went...
Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi has been the Prime Minister of Sāmoa for 21 years. In coming into office in November 1998, Tuila'epa has had the great responsibility of guiding and leading the people of Sāmoa into the 21st century. And this hasn't been an easy task. As his memoir, Pālemia accurately...