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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 38-year-old married man is now in custody after being arrested by police last month on the allegation that he had a sexual relationship with his 16-year-old niece for a period of over 4 months. Moreover, the victim’s stepmother told investigators that the victim’s aunt...
Dean of Student Services Dr. Emilia Le’i (far left) and SGA members joined community panelists (beginning 6th right) Adney Reid, So’onafai Seloti, Alvina Savali and Lornalei Meredith
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Student Government Association (SGA) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) recently held a forum on cyber-bullying and suicide, two issues of increasing concern to both students and the public.  For the event, which followed the theme “There is Still Hope,”...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of firing a .38 special handgun near his father and sister during a verbal altercation is now in custody after he was arrested last week at his home in Malaeloa. Kenken Sinapati made his initial appearance in court this week. He’s charged with unlawful...
Dear Editor, I am writing this in hopes that this will be an eye and heart opener for our leaders, community, villages, churches, and people to what is happening right before our very own eyes. As our island is in this season of elections and campaigning, my hope is that we don’t neglect or...
Kauai County Councilman Mason Chock
Kauai, HAWAII — A cluster of four suicides in seven days on Kauai has raised the alarm on the Garden Isle among mental health professionals and community advocates. The four deaths were all young men in their 20s or 30s with no known connection between them. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has sparked...
Gas station that was set on fire
Apia, SAMOA — A man set fire to the Apia Maroon petrol station Saturday afternoon (Samoa time), then stabbed and killed his wife before taking his own life in Samoa’s latest horrific incident of domestic violence. Witnesses say the couple had been arguing for quite some time before the incident...
Police Commissioner Su’a Fuiavailiili Egon Keil
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa Global News is reporting that Samoa’s Police Service responded to 823 calls from the public throughout the festive season averaging 75 calls a day over the 11 days from 23 December 2019 to 03 January 2020. Responding to questions from Samoa Global News Police Commissioner Su’a...
MAP OF TUTUILA WITH PAGO PAGO DESIGNATED
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An 18-year-old male, believed to be a high school senior, was found dead at his home in Pago Pago yesterday morning. This was confirmed by a reliable source who spoke to Samoa News about the incident. A group of police officers — some of them armed — were spotted at the...