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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A mother of three that authorities allege was beaten into a coma by her husband inside their home in Nu’uuli last Thursday morning has died, and the government will pursue a murder charge against the suspect. Sources told Samoa News that the victim of the domestic...
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Honolulu, HAWAII —  Hawaiian Airlines, in preparation for a 14-day government quarantine order for all Hawai‘i arrivals set to begin Thursday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, today announced it will maintain its regular flight schedule through Wednesday to allow guests to return home and to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Samoa Airways isssued on Monday (Samoa time) two only flights from Apia to Pago Pago to uplift American Samoans stranded in Samoa. Be aware, that the times and dates listed are Apia, Samoa time. Samoa Airways will operate services from APIA to Am.Samoa ONLY on below...
Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Apia, SAMOA — In his announcement of the test results last night for individuals who were tested for the coronavirus , Samoa's prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi also said that American Samoa has requested that Samoa allow a flight(s) on the now closed inter-Samoa route, so that American...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young man accused of private peace disturbance (PPD) and damaging his uncle’s house entered into a plea agreement with the government last week in District Court. Ioane Talitiga, who has been released on his own recognizance, was initially charged with PPD and second...
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Washington, D.C.—Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting an increase in the federal share for the Territory’s Medicaid. As a result of Coronavirus response legislation, the federal share for American Samoa will rise from 83 percent to 89.2 percent (trimming the local match to 10.8...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to American Samoa small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced on Saturday...
Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through his Diocesan Decree issued last Friday, Bishop Peter Brown, leader of the Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago, declared the “Catholic Response to the American Samoa Coronavirus” According to the decree - which is effective Monday, Mar. 23rd - addressed to parish priests,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 42-year-old farmer convicted of striking the back and shoulder of an intruder with a metal pipe after the intruder visited the defendant’s wife at their home was released from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) this week, after the court sentenced him to time...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is urging President Trump to reopen fishing access as a matter of national food security during the worldwide economic and health crisis. “At this time of global re-evaluation of world health and economics I simply write to say that food security equals...

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