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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  A man accused of assaulting his girlfriend is facing three counts of third degree assault and one count of public peace disturbance — all misdemeanors. Besides allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Lologa Galuega is also accused of assaulting a cousin who was trying to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s appointment as Chair of the 9th Polynesian Leaders Group (PLG) Summit next year is among the issues on the agenda for next week’s PLG summit hosted this year by Tuvalu from June 25-29, under the theme, “Protect the Pacific - Polynesian Connection”. Gov....
 US Vice President Mike greets American Samoa's US army reserves in Pago Pago, Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Washington, D.C. — Any grievance over US citizenship from persons born in American Samoa should be directed to the US Congress, the US Justice Department says. The message was contained in the department's filings at the Federal Court in Utah's Salt Lake City, where three American Samoans have...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Washington state-based Tri Marine International is supportive of a proposed federal rule that seeks to split the fishing days in the Effort Limit Area for Purse Seine (ELAPS). However, it also notes its concern about another proposed rule to require a two-month FAD...
Latalata Samuelu of Leone is this year’s US Territories History Teacher of the Year
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Latalata Samuelu a teacher at Leone High School has been named the 2018 U.S Territories History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two females were arrested by police last week and charged with disturbing the public peace in their neighborhood. Leinara Fruean, a 23-year-old from Mapusaga and Taeaolelei Talatau, a 25-year-old from Pava’ia’i made their initial appearances in District Court last week,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Small Business Administration has issued more than $9 million in small interest loans to those in American Samoa impacted by Tropical Storm Gita earlier this year. And SBA reminds local residents that its Disaster Loan Outreach Center officially closes at the end...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued four violations, three of which are considered “serious” — and fines totaling more than $19,000 — following the death of a man who fell overboard a fishing vessel that was docked at the cannery side...
 some of the 187 graduates of Samoana High School class of 2018
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — E to’a 187 fanau sa fa’au’u mai le Aoga Maualuga a Samoana i lenei tausaga, i se sauniga na fa’ataunu’uina i le taeao o le aso Lulu i le fale ta’alo o le Laumua o le Malie i Utulei. O le ali’i pule aoga, Tupa’i Roderick Atafua, na gafa ma le lauga fa'afeiloa'i i le...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 25-year-old bus driver convicted of raping a young girl inside his shack has been jailed for 7 years. He apologized to the court for his action, and begged for a second chance to go back home and care for his mother, who is staying at home alone. The sentence for...

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