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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...
This  family photo shows the late Rev. Elder Dr. Pati Puia’i Vaeao sitting next to his wife of 47 years, Siafiafilelei Thompson Leasau, surrounded by family members
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Rev. Elder Dr. Pati Puia’i Vaeao, who has been serving as president of the First Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Church (FSFGPC) Inc., since 1987, passed away peacefully on Feb. 2nd at the Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, California. He was 74 and had been serving...
 Shebana Coelho (back row, 4th right) is welcomed by ASCC artist Regina Meredith-Fitiao and members of the class Drama Workshop
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Community College (ASCC) students in the class Drama Workshop (DRA 151) and interested members of the campus community witnessed stagecraft of a variety rarely seen on-island last week when performance artist Shebana Coelho visited the College to give a...
Langkilde family at the funeral of Sevenlittlesisters Langkilde
O se va'aiga i le susuga Fagafaga Daniel Langkilde ma le fanau, ua maea fo'i ona lagomau le tina peleina Sevenlittlesisters Langkilde i lona nofoaga tumau i le la'ua maota i Vaitogi, ae o lo'o ua fa'atasia o ia ma le fanau ma latou fanau mo lea fa'amoemoe lelei.  [ata foa'i]
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 43-year-old man who was sentenced by the High Court last October to 5 years probation, after being convicted of bringing inside his luggage a small quantity of marijuana, is scheduled for a disposition hearing later this month, for not complying with conditions of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea did not mince words earlier this week when addressing the issue of clients not keeping in contact with their lawyers. "If you can't deal with your client, we'll take care of it," Patea told Assistant Public Defender Anna Wells. "I can...

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