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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson has issued a threat, warning Samoa News yesterday morning not to use his private email anymore to send any inquiries regarding the services of the Department of Public Safety (DPS). He wants Samoa News to use his “official work...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A representative from Island Technologies Inc. in Faleniu has denied reports that they employed an over stayer from Fiji last year and underpaid him ($60 a week). According to a representative, their company never hired Rusiate Tabete nor did they pay him the amount he...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — People in American Samoa are eagerly anticipating this week's first taro shipment in two months from neighboring Samoa. The ban on Samoan taro exports to the territory was lifted this week after high level talks. Initially, American Samoa suspended the importation of...
St. George’s, GRENADA — Those attending a gathering of the United Nations Decolonization Committee are hearing about the challenges American Samoa faces in its relationship with the US, and the “way forward” as far as a future political status of the US territory. Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo...
Sacramento, CA — Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced this week that SBA has approved more than $5 million in federal disaster loans for American Samoa businesses and residents impacted by Tropical Storm Gita that...
Washington, D.C.  — Congresswoman Aumua Amata voted to permanently preserve and protect a historic site in Kentucky under the mission of the National Park Service, as the Natural Resources Committee advanced six bills, and highlighted our own National Park of American Samoa. “I have great...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Drugs and drug paraphernalia were allegedly found at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) in Tafuna during a shake-down by the DPS Vice & Narcotics Unit last week. Prior to the shakedown, the Chief Probation OfFIcer and his team carried out drug testing — as...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — According to CNN news reports on Wednesday, the White House is seeking to cut funding from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, as part of its larger request for cuts to the federal budget in a rescissions package sent to Congress this week. The...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After the High Court sentenced Sefulu Maifea last Friday to 28 months at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF), as a condition of a 7-year probation term for embezzlement, he once again appeared in District Court yesterday morning for a Probation Revocation hearing...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The United Nations Decolonization Committee is again being informed “that we, the people of American Samoa, do not consider ourselves a colonized people,” according to the written statement of ASG and Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga that was presented by Attorney General...

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