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American Samoa DIistrict Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 41-year-old man accused of assaulting another man in Tafuna last month is scheduled to appear in Court next week for a Status Hearing. The government’s attorney informed the court last month that there is a possibility additional charges would be filed against the...
Amata and Gov. Lemanu
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A House of Representatives’ Concurrent Resolution which throws the support of the Legislature and the people of American Samoa behind the Federal Court of Appeals’ decision respecting the right of American Samoans to retain their current statutory birthright status as US...
Amata and veterans
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed House passage Thursday of the Alexander Lofgren Veterans in Parks (VIP) Act, H.R. 4300, which she cosponsored to thank and honor Veterans. In national appreciation of their service and sacrifice, the legislation provides free lifetime...
Troy Polamalu, Olivia Reid, Mark Foster
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Ms. Olivia C. Reid, has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Territorial Bank of American Samoa, a press release from the govt owned institution revealed over the weekend. The resignation from the board and her position as chairwoman is effective immediately. She...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young man convicted of another crime while still on probation was ordered to serve out his period of detention that had been suspended at the beginning of this year, which was 38 days at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). Etulasi Tavita appeared in District...
Su’a Alexander Eli Jennings
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Swains Delegate to the American Samoa House of Representative, Su’a Alexander Eli Jennings has written to leaders of the American Samoa Government (ASG) and the Fono requesting assistance for the people of Swains from the American Rescue Act funding. Copies of the letter...
Temporary Senate chamber
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a unanimous 13-0 vote, the Senate yesterday rejected in third and final reading an Administration bill that restricts the use of wireless electronic devices including cell phones while operating a motor vehicle except for — among other things — emergency calls and if...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation, who was taken in for questioning and later released from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) when the 48 hour detention period expired‚ was arrested by police last month and is now charged with violating...
Fuarosa Timoteo and her younger brother Laupapa
MANU'A ISLANDS — Two kids spending their summer in Manu’a Islands. Both Fuarosa Timoteo and her younger brother Laupapa from Marist-St Francis Elementary School are spending school holidays with their families in Manu'a. Grateful to see them not spending all their time ‘inside’ — wasting time...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga and Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Among the passengers on yesterday’s outbound sector repatriation flight  back to Honolulu, was Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga, who has appointed Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale V. Ale as acting governor. Lemanu made the appointment in a July 28th memorandum to...

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