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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Tafeta was arrested by police last month for assaulting his young cousin inside his cousin’s house during a verbal altercation. However, during his arrest, cops discovered drugs in his possession. Pati Wayne made his initial appearance in court last month. He’...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The ASCC-Agriculture Community and Natural Resources Department (ACNR) Extension Program hosted its first annual “Halloween at the Farm” event at the ACNR Compound on October 29. The community-wide event served to educate the community about the work done by the ASCC-...
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Washington, D.C. — Uifa’atali Amata is honoring Military Family Appreciation Month, and released the following statement:  “This Military Family Appreciation Month, we send our love and deep gratitude to the families of all who serve. Everyone in American Samoa has a right to feel healthy pride in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man with a prior drug conviction was arrested by police last month on the allegation that he raped a 16-year-old girl who ran away from her home. The alleged rapist made his initial appearance in court last month. He is charged with 3 counts of rape and 3 counts of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for Executive Branch employees in place, Human Resources director, Lynn Pulou-Alaimalo gave ASG directors until this past Friday to submit vaccination reports for employees in each department, office and agency. The governor’s Nov....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa is widening its COVID-19 vaccination campaign with the vaccine to be given to children, five to 11 years old — following federal approval for this age group — and a mass vaccination will take place towards the end of this month to be carried out in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Medicaid State Agency is initiating with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and a local provider the creation of a new Medicaid service—to provide prescription eyeglasses to Medicaid beneficiaries. “We are currently in the process of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man convicted of assault was sentenced by the High Court to 5 years probation and is now in custody after being arrested last month and accused of abusing his 4-year-old nephew. During the arrest, cops discovered a glass pipe containing white crystalline substance in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two men were arrested and are now being charge for violating local drug laws when armed detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Unit and CID unit executed a search warrant to a Fagaima home last week and discovered drugs, drug paraphernalia and a huge amount of cash. The...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two men were arrested during a traffic stop last month. Both were booked and confined at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). One is now charged while the other one was released when the 48 hour hold expired. They are Daniel Faafiu, who is now officially charged...

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