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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Small Business Administration (SBA), which has now approved more than $8 million in low interest loans to those impacted by Tropical Storm Gita in America Samoa, has relocated its Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to the Veterans Memorial Center building at the...
Washington, D.C. — Wednesday, at the invitation of the Secretary of Defense, Congresswoman Aumua Amata attended the Change of Command Ceremony for the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (PACOM), at which Admiral Phillip S. Davidson formally relieved Admiral Harry Harris and became the 25th PACOM Commander...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — They told him on his birthday. A day he loved to celebrate. We have many happy pictures of those birthdays. A month in, exhausted after the simple act of showering, he flopped on the bed and asked, ‘Why is this happening to us?’ Without thinking I responded, ‘Why not us...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It’s been almost a month since DPS Vice & Narcotics Unit raided the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) in Tafuna where no drugs were found, but inmates who were housed at the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) building in TCF are still facing...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who allegedly threatened his wife with a hammer appeared in District Court last week on charges of disturbing the peace and criminal contempt. Police apprehended Peneueta Key last Tuesday after a complaint was filed by his wife. According to the court affidavit,...
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park this week announced $3,241,210 million in historic preservation grants specifically for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Lions Club of Pago Pago president, Lisa Tuato’o (right) and a Lions Club member (left)  during the Senior Citizens Day at Suigaula o le Atuvasa at Utulei after announcing the organization’s recognition for Service to the Community award went to High Talking Chief Fofo I....
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man suspected of burglarizing the home of an Asian couple in Leone has been charged for interfering with a police investigation. Isac Atonio is facing two misdemeanor charges: public peace disturbance and interfering with a police investigation. He made his initial...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Acting Associate Justice Elvis P. Patea has granted a motion from Acting Public Defender Kate Hannaher to continue to another date, her client’s Order To Show Cause (OSC) hearing which was scheduled for yesterday. . who is out on a $5,000 surety bond, appeared in High...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Government attorney, Robert Morris is complying with a court order issued by Chief Justice Michael Kruse last week, to turn over by June 1, all discovery in the case of one of the defendants in the food stamp fraud case; if not, “there are consequences” of failure to...

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