Teachers at Manumalo Baptist Academy
Teachers at Manumalo Baptist Academy pose for a photo after the school’s awards ceremony Tuesday for Levels K, 3, 4, and 5. Due to the coronavirus declaration, the awards ceremony was a drive-thru event, where the teachers would read out the student’s names and after the certificate was presented and photo taken, the student with parents or legal guardians were on their way.  [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Isaac and Mrs Sopoaga with protective masks on
Waiting in a long line to enter the Hawaii Kai, Hawaii "Ross' Dress for Less" former NFL & American Samoan locals, Isaac and Mrs Sopoaga, comply with the new normal of masks and social distancing (outside of your bubble). [Photo: Barry Markowitz, courtesy Emelio's Restaurant]
Tafuna High School senior student government association officers with their advisors Eden Brown & Eileen Ale
This Samoa News photo on May 22 shows Tafuna High School senior student government association officers with their advisors Eden Brown & Eileen Ale meeting to discuss their graduation and photo shoot for the high school’s seniors. Their virtual graduation — due to the COVID-19 emergency declaration, is set for June 18th.  [photo: Iven Holi]
People standing in line to cash stimulus checks
A crowd of people seen standing in line outside of the Territorial Bank of American Samoa (TBAS) waiting for the bank to open so they could cash their stimulus checks on Saturday, May 23, 2020. [photo AF]

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Traffic on the main road in front of DBAS
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Traffic was backed up all the way to Pago yesterday morning as local residents crowded the town area — specifically the post office and the banks — for tax refunds and stimulus checks, which were mailed out this past weekend. In the meantime, the Territorial Bank has...
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