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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 46-year-old taxi driver from Iliili who is accused of assaulting a fellow taxi driver was arrested by police last week. Onesemo Avia made his initial appearance in District Court last week where he entered a not guilty plea to the charges against him. He is charged...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 34-year-old father who was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of illegal drugs after a neighbor alerted police that he was smoking with a glass pipe in front of his (the neighbor’s) home Lavea’i Reupena who was released on a $5,000 surety bond, appeared in...
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Pittsburgh, PA — StarKist Co. announced on Tuesday that it has achieved a goal to source 100% of its tuna and salmon from sustainable sources.  All tuna and salmon procured by StarKist® are purchased from third-party suppliers that meet the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 26-year-old man, who was convicted of breaking into a house, was ordered by the court to serve a period of detention of 12 months, as a condition of his 5-year probation. Ronald Talaleu who was released on bond, was originally charged with 1st degree burglary and...
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Pago Pagol, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Lemanu and Talauega Administration’s First 100-Days report, “Leading the Charge” was publicly released Wednesday afternoon, highlighting achievements in key priority areas, since the new administration took office in January this year. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Fagamalama Fualaau, who has served as deputy chief of immigration at the Immigration Office, since 2013, is the new chief immigration officer, according to ASG officials. Fualaau, a former lawmaker from Aua, who served in the House several years ago, replaces Peseta...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — John Makeati, who is out on a $10,000 surety bond, appeared in High Court last week for a Change of Plea hearing. He is represented by Assistant Public Defender Ryan Anderson while prosecuting is Assistant Attorney General Kristine Soule. Makeati was initially charged...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As more and more residents get vaccinated for the COVID-19, Secretary of Samoan Affairs Mauga Tasi Asuega has called on the private sector to help out with the vaccination efforts. At its meeting this past Monday, the Task Force discussed innovating ways to reach those...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The District Court has set bail at $500 for Faulalo Tevita, who was taken into custody two weeks ago following an incident in Happy Valley where he allegedly went to a neighbor’s home with a kitchen knife and threatened the couple and their children. Tevita made his...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through an Apr. 21st memorandum, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga reconstituted the Parks and Recreation Commission with the appointment of new members and their terms in office. Members whose terms are 2-years are Victor Avalos, Saipai Cassens, and Sa Suluai,...

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