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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Economic Development Authority (ASEDA) has filed a motion to dismiss the complaint for declaratory relief filed by three faipule in the Trial Division of the High Court this week. Assistant Attorney General Alexandra Zirschky representing the ASEDA,...
[l-r] Property Management Office director Niumata Malo, Sen. Fa’amausili Mau Mau Jr and Rep. Gafatasi Afalava
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — There are many “overstayers” right now in American Samoa, declared Immigration Board member, Sen. Fa’amausili Mau Mau Jr., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The public statement comes amid the growing number of overstayers who are discovered when they appear in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 25-year-old man, accused of breaking into several westside businesses, has reached a plea agreement with the government. The deal was announced during a Change of Plea hearing in High Court. Malaki Fautua has agreed to plead guilty to three felony counts of stealing....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of using the handle of a machete to assault another man has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment for second degree felony assault. Allen Tagaloa was initially charged with first degree assault, a felony punishable by a possible life sentence, or between...
Archie Soliai, Former President of the Lions Club of Pago Pago receives his award from current president, Ms Tafaimamao Tua-Tupuola.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Pacific Risk Management `Ohana (PRiMO) meeting opened Tuesday at the ASCC Multi Purpose Center. PRiMO brings together over 150 delegates to channel efforts towards common goals to build community resilience in American Samoa, this includes looking at lessons learnt...
Congresswoman Amata with her daughter Erika Leatavalavala Radewagen, and small business owner Nate Ilaoa
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed progress for the Small Business Development Centers Improvements Act, H.R. 4406. She co-sponsored this legislation, and the Committee on Small Business passed the bill with bipartisan support. “We have a Small Business Development Center in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Labor Department (USDOL) has issued a final rule — effective Jan. 1, 2020 — that sets by federal law the “special salary level” at $380 per week for salary workers — who are considered exempt ‘white collar’ employees in American Samoa. USDOL’s 245-page final rule...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An alleged fight between a couple from Tafuna over the wife’s suspicion that her husband was having an affair with another woman has landed the couple at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). It’s alleged that after the man assaulted his wife during a domestic...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three senators have sponsored legislation, which creates by law, the “American Samoa Telecommunications Corporation Authority” — still referred to with the acronym “ASTCA” — and “shall in no way [be] considered an agency or semi-autonomous agency” of ASG. The bill is...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The driver of a blue truck that was pulled over by police during the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is also being charged with unlawful possession of drugs. Iopu Livisitone made his initial appearance in District Court this week. Prosecuting the...

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