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First Lady, Ella Pelefoti Mauga (left) and Mrs. Marian McGuire Ale (right)
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa suicide and mental health “988 Helpline” was officially launched last Friday morning, where First Lady, Ella Pelefoti Mauga, who delivered special remarks, encouraged the community to, among other things, “seek out ways we can help each other and fight...
Marine and Wildlife Resources director, Taotasi Archie Soliai
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “In observance of Flag Day [2021], all public schools will be closed on Friday, April 16,” declared Gov. Lemanu Peleti Sialega Mauga in his Holiday-Flay Day 2021 memorandum issued last Friday. He said all ASG employees shall report to their offices and/or respective...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of assaulting his wife and threatening to kill her with a knife was arrested by police and charged with assault involving domestic violence. However, when the defendant was apprehended, cops discovered illegal drugs in his possession. (Samoa News has chosen...
Chairman Grijalva speaks in a remote hearing
Washington, D.C— Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata has urged an expansion of access to federal programs in U.S. Territories as part of a bipartisan effort in which Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and the five territorial Members of Congress wrote to Acting Director of the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man allegedly found with two small stamped size baggies containing methamphetamine (meth) in his vehicle when police pulled him over for a traffic violation last year has finally been arrested and charged. According to the government’s case, on Jan. 25, 2020 cops...
Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua speaking at cabinet meeting
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Speaking at last Thursday’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga says the $8 million budget for the American Samoa government’s repatriation program is running low, and efforts are being made to secure additional funding to ensure that all stranded...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In the latest update from Hawaii, the number of people in ASG-Hawaii quarantine has decreased from 238 people, with the first COVID-19 test results from last week having three individuals who tested positive, while at least one person has left quarantine on their own....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 29-year-old man who was released by the court two months ago on his own recognizance under the condition that he remain law abiding and stay alcohol and drug free, is now facing felony drug charges after he was re-arrested last week for alleged possession of marijuana...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 40-year-old man who has a pending matter in the Family, Drug and Alcohol (FDA) court was arrested last month and charged with criminal contempt, along with violating local drug laws. According to the government's case, police got a call for assistance in Iliili,...
Agriculture director Solialealofiotagaloa I.T. Mutini
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Agriculture Department is hosting next week the 2021 Annual Flag Day Food and Farm Fair and is seeking support from the business community. Agriculture director Solialealofiotagaloa I.T. Mutini, sent out a solicitation letter to the private sector saying that DoH...

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