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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Good news for those traveling the Iliili Road, passing in front of the SSAB-Pago store and the Ottoville Professional Building — the Department of Public Works plans to start sometime this week, a temporary repair to alleviate hazardous flooding in the area. The decision...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — PIOA Consulting is threatening to take its concerns to the federal level if Chief Procurement Officer, Dr. Oreta M. Crichton, does not provide specific information pertaining to the procurement process and awarding of a “construction management service” contract for one...
Argosy University was located on the ground floor of the Haleck Building in Ottoville.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Haleck Enterprises has terminated, effective later this month, Argosy University’s lease of the ground floor of the Ottoville Professional Building, the site of the American Samoa branch of Argosy Hawaii, which officially shut down last Friday. According to filings with...
(L) Chief of Police, Foifua Foifua escorting prison escapee Joe Togitogi to the High Court last week.  (R) A DPS police officer escorting prison escapees Joseph Iosefa Iakopo and Ryan Pite outside of the High Court last week
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Police brutality and inhumane treatment inside prison walls are two of the reasons why prisoners escape from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) in Tafuna. These were the words of the three inmates who were convicted of escape from confinement in January of last...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Federal court-appointed Receiver, Mark E. Dottore responded last Friday to the USDOE’s Feb. 27th letter, terminating financial aid for Argosy students. Dottore first expressed his “sincere disappointment” that USDOE “has steadfastly refused to work with me to promote the...
Congresswoman Amata with Secretary Bernhardt.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the official nomination of David Bernhardt as the next Secretary of the Interior last week. “I appreciated David Bernhardt’s recent presence at the Interagency Group on Insular Areas meeting,” said Aumua Amata. “In the islands, where fishing is...
Federal District Court Building in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government and Congresswoman Aumua Amata - who are Intervenors in the citizenship lawsuit before the federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah - have opposed a new motion filed by three American Samoans living in Utah, who argue that since they were born...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata with Hawai’i Pacific VFW commander, High Chief Igafo Maria Va’a
Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata co-sponsored a veterans bill, which was introduced this week; the House passed three other bipartisan VA health bills; and she took part in a House/Senate joint hearing with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). “It was great to see one of our...
ASLA staff
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASLA’s Executive Director Fainu’ulelei Ala’ilima-Utu is happy to announce that he was informed about a recent letter from the Legal  Services Corporation Office of Inspector General to ASLA’s external auditor Deloitte & Touche regarding the good results of the OIG...
Territorial Correctional Facility, TCF
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Police brutality and inhumane treatment inside the prison walls are some of the reasons why prisoners escape from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) in Tafuna.These were the words from the three inmates who were convicted by the court for escaped from...

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