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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This past week, the Immigration Office still had not located overstayer Kalava Sefo, for which a bench warrant was issued after he failed to appear in District Court for a pretrial conference earlier this month. Sefo, 31, is charged with assault and public peace...
 Rep. Aumua Amata speaking at a Veterans Committee press conference
Washington, DC – Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 - Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she has been named Vice Ranking Member of the full Veterans’ Affairs Committee for the 116th Congress. This is in addition to an earlier announcement of the same Vice Ranking Member position for the Small Business...
OMV track
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — There are no more potholes in this area in front of the access to the Tafuna HS gymnasium from the track behind the Office of Motor Vehicles, thanks to work carried out last week by McConnell Dowell to address the long standing problem. The latest community work by...
ASCC Multipurpose Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Lolo Administration has not yet submitted any new proposed legislation that will provide additional financial support for the American Samoa Community College. In his Samoan address to the Fono last month, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga told lawmakers that one of the...
Argosy University is located on the ground floor of the Haleck Building in Ottoville.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Argosy University being placed under federal court receivership, was prompted by a complaint filed against the institution’s parent-company, for failure to pay outstanding debts totaling more than $200,000 according to the lawsuit before the federal court in Cleveland,...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two of the three defendants charged in connection with the alleged beating of another inmate inside TCF last November are prepared to enter into an agreement with the government. Reggie Va’avale and Asofa Titio appeared in High Court this week for their pretrial...
King Faipopo and a relative during a live broadcaast last night
Apia, SAMOA — The Police have arrested and charged Malele Paulo, the man better known as “King Faipopo.”  This has been confirmed by his lawyer, Unasa Iuni Sapolu, who is with her client at the Apia Police station. She told the Samoa Observer the charge is in connection to allegations made by Mr....
 Chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, Sen. Magalei Logovi’i
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, Sen. Magalei Logovi’i says that in order for DPS to get another new motorcycle, Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson needs to come up with the funds to make it happen. This was Magalei's answer to a copy of Le'i's...
Uelinitone Tonumaipe’a
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Fono goes into a four-week mid-session recess at the close of business today and reconvenes Mar. 11th. During the recess, lawmakers who are members of both the Senate and House Retirement Committees will be attending the ASG Employees' Retirement Fund meeting in...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Executive director of the American Samoa Employees' Retirement Fund (ASGERF) I'aulualo Faafetai Talia told Samoa News earlier this week that the Fund's board members have refused to accept an "Extinguishment Agreement" that calls for the termination of the Dec. 8, 2017...

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