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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea, during the preliminary examination (PX) of 28-year-old Vine Tiumalu, accused of unlawful possession of drugs, held last week, has found probable cause to bind the case over to the High Court, despite strong opposition from the defense...
ASCC gym
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — From the side of the main road at Mapusaga on Wednesday afternoon is this Samoa News photo showing the American Samoa Community College gymnasium, which — at the time — was one of two ASG quarantine facilities housing local residents stranded in Samoa and uplifted early...
 left, Senator John Thune is 2nd in leadership (Majority Whip), the others also worked on this bill in the Senate Appropriations and Finance Committees.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is explaining numerous areas of assistance in the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), S. 3548, including personal stimulus checks and unemployment funds, passed by the Senate early Thursday for consideration by the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 35-year-old man from Tafuna accused of using a metal tool to assault another man has been arrested and charged with second degree assault, a felony, punishable by not more than 5 years imprisonment, and/or a fine of not more than $5,000 or both; and two misdemeanor...
Some of the people quaratined at the ASCC gym earlier this week
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Effective today, Mar. 27th, all inbound travelers, including returning local residents, will be required have a health certificate which shows a negative test for the coronavirus before boarding the Hawaiian Airlines flight to American Samoa. This is one of the major...
Department of Youth and Women’s Affairs building housing local residents in quarantine for coronavirus
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has shared his disappointment with US President Donald Trump over the failure of the federal government to coordinate a flight to uplift US citizens stranded in Samoa, which closed its borders; and routing the Americans through American Samoa,...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Government employees required to work from home at this time due to the governor’s emergency declaration to combat the coronavirus, will be strictly monitored and will not be paid if the person does not comply with set regulations —that they do not venture outside unless...
American Samoa High Court building
by Ausage Fausia Samoa News Reporter Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 35-year-old man has been accused of sexual abusing his 16-year-old niece. The government claims that the defendant is related to the victim’s mother. The alleged incident happened two months ago was reported to police when the...
Mitzie Jessop-Ta’ase
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Following another vote, the House has — again — rejected the governor’s nomination of local attorney Mitzie Jessop-Ta’ase to the post of Attorney General, while the Fono is suspending the legislative session until later next month to combat the spread of the coronavirus...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The separate cases of a mother and her son have been continued until May of this year after they entered not guilty pleas to the charges against them. Josephine Siaumau-Gauta and her son Solomona Gauta appeared in High Court this week for arraignment, after they waived...

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