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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a news release yesterday, the Governor’s Office explained the process involved for Executive Branch employees who are not fully vaccinated by Jan. 14 — as mandated by Gov. Lemamu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga. The release states that on Jan. 12 — today, two days from...
Human Resources director Lynn Pulou-Alaimalo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Reserving front row seats on sixty-one aiga buses for residents with special needs, including senior citizens along with day care centers operating 24-hours a day, are two of the new programs that Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga shared with lawmakers during his...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man was arrested last month after allegations arose that 6 months ago he sexually assaulted at his home his 16-year-old niece who lived in the same house. Samoa News is withholding names of parties involved in this case to protect the identity of the victim. The victim...
Fata Brian Kaio
Apia, SAMOA — Fata Brian Kaio has been appointed as Consul General to Samoa’s Consul office in American Samoa. He replaces Manogimanu Fonoti Etuale whose term has ended. These changes will be effective soon. This was revealed in a confidential Cabinet Directive21-50dated 22 December, 2021....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A Fautasi race, cricket tournament, fishing tournament, farm fair and a marching band competition, are among the planned activities for the 2022 Flag Day, which Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale announced at last Friday’s cabinet meeting, where Secretary of Samoan Affairs...
Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The year, “2022 is going to be a year of action and it’s going to be a year of a lot of activities,” declared Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale during his remarks at last Friday’s cabinet meeting. “We have established the infrastructure to do this in 2021, now we are...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 39-year-old man from Samoa accused of assaulting another man with a metal pipe apparently for no reason was arrested by police last month. During his arrest, police found drugs in his backpack and his pocket. Iasoni Tuiloma, a.ka. Nathan Tuiloma made his initial...
Traffic officers and their families at Fun Day
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This past Saturday the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Traffic Division enjoyed a family fun day with their loved ones to make up for time lost during the holidays as they were unable to spend quality time with their families due to manning the sobriety checkpoints...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a Jan. 6 memorandum, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga, extended the existence of ASG’s Compliance Review Committee, which also has the authority to issue subpoenas pursuant to local laws. In January last year, the governor established the committee to review all expenses...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man convicted of sexually assaulting his wife’s niece was sentenced by the High Court last week to serve 7 years behind bars. A straight sentence. Ete Aumua, who has been in custody since his arrest last year, unable to post a $10,000 surety bond appeared before...

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