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Archive - Apr 4, 2012

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The village of Aua is excited about the Flag Day Fautasi Race, just not this one

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Samoa News Sports coverage of the 2012 Flag Day fautasi race is brought to you by the good people at GHC Reid and the cool refreshing and super cold as the Rockies blue mountain beer, Coors Light.  There are 10 fautasi in the 2012 Flag Day tu’uga va’a. 



Pago Rugby Coach says, “Thank You Samoana High”

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Samoa News Sports is pleased to feature nine local teams that have been invited to play in the TMO Marist Pago International Seven A Side tournament, scheduled for the 13 and 14 of April. The clubs are: Utusi’a East Side Knights, Lauli’i Moli Ole Ava, Aeto Pago, Fagatogo Blues, Lalomalava, Avele, Marist Pago, Leone, and Taputimu. This coverage is made possible through the sponsorship of TMO and host club, Marist Pago.

Pago Aeto Rugby Club



Senate rejects both of Governor’s LBJ funding bills

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The Senate yesterday rejected in second reading its version of two proposals from Gov.  Togiola Tulafono dealing with LBJ Medical Center and then went on a three-day recess to await the House decisions on the identical bills.

The first bill would dissolve the American Samoa Medical Center Authority, including its board of directors and the chief executive officer and transfer the hospital to the Executive Branch under the Department of Health.



More charges in multi-state drug ring linked to John Tai

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A federal complaint filed last week with the federal court in Honolulu alleges that a Samoan woman working for an airline at the Honolulu International Airport used her security credentials to bypass airport security in order to transport drug money to California.



Tete’e le malo i se tagi a le aiga o se ali’i Filipaina

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MALO:  A’afia le soifua maloloina o Alvear i lona lava fa’atamala

Ua i luma nei o le Faamasinoga Maualuga le tali a le malo o Amerika Samoa, faasaga i le tagi lea ua faaulu e le loia o loo tulai mo le alii mai Filipaina, lea na maliu i le falemai i Fagaalu a’o taofia faapagota ai o ia i le toese i Tafuna, ona o tulaga faaletonu i ona pepa nofomau.



Teena Senate pili tupe e $10 miliona na faaulu e le kovana

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Ua teena e le Senate i le taeao le pili tupe e $10 miliona na faaulu e le alii kovana, e fesoasoani ai i le auina atu o gasegase a le falemai o le LBJ i fafo mo togafitiga, ina ua maea le palota ae tulai mai e na o le toatolu Senatoa sa lagolagoina le pili tupe, ae toa 10 na tete’e i le faitauina faalua i le taeao ananafi.

O lea faaiuga a le Senate na faia lea ina ua maea se iloiloga sa faia i le taeao ananafi, lea na faaali ai finagalo o afioga i Senatoa e uiga i le mataupu lenei.



Tala o Faamasinoga

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FA’AEA TAFEA

O le taeao ananafi na tali ioe ai le alii o Fa’aea Tafea i moliaga o le ave taavale a’o se’i lona laisene, atoa ai ma lona taumafai e faalata se alii leoleo.

Na fa’amatala e Fa’aea Tafea, a’o aga’i atu i lana galuega, na fa’afuasei ona taofi lana ta’avale e se leoleo.  Sa ia taumafaiai e ofo atu se tupe mo le leoleo, peitai sa teena e le leoleo ae loka o ia.



MANUMALO KANANA FOU I LE TAUVAGA TALA FA’ATINO MA SOLO

O le Aso Faraile o le vaiaso ua tuana’i, na fa’ataunu’uina ai le tauvaga o tala fa’atino ma solo, a a’oga maualuluga uma o le teritori, e pei ona faia i tausaga ta’itasi. 



Nofoa Fa'ata'avalevale Maua Fua

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Ua mae'a o'o mai le tala i le YWCA Amerika Samoa o lo ua i luga o le vasa le pusa oloa tele ua fa'atumuina i Nofoa Fa'ata'avalevale mo le mamalu o e mo'omia lea tautua i totonu o Amerika Samoa.

O se galuega alofa, o se foa'i aoga tele, ma ua avea le YWCA Amerika Samoa ma fa'alapotopotoga e latou te taua'aoina atu i so'o se tasi ma nisi fo'i o matagaluega e nafa ma le tausiga o tagata mama'i o le atunu'u nei nofoa fa'ata'avalevale e aunoa ma se totogi.



Tala ‘oto’oto o le Pasefika

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LUA VA’ALELE FA’AMEAALOFA E SAINA MO TONGA

Ona o se taumafaiga ina ia fa’alelei atili tautua tau i femalaga’iga i luga o le ea, o lea ua fa’ameaalofa atu ai e le malo o Saina ia ni va’alele se lua mo le malo o Tonga.  E tasi le va’alele e 17 nofoa ma leisi e 52 nofoa, o le a fausia i Saina i le tau e $20 miliona tupe Amerika.