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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government and Congresswoman Aumua Amata, as well as the US State Department, have filed separate notices of their intent to appeal the US citizenship decision issued last month by the federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah. The State Department, along...
Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a unanimous 15-0 vote, the Senate on Friday endorsed a House Concurrent Resolution, lending the Fono’s support of ASG and Congresswoman Aumua Amata’s move to reverse on appeal, a ruling issued last month by the federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah on the US...
A trio of ASG personnel posing for a Samoa News photo at first day of fundraising
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The "Fesoasoani Alofa mo Samoa Fundraising" committee yesterday reiterated during its broadcast from the Suigaula o le Atuvasa Park in Utulei Beach that today, Friday, at 4pm. is when the event will officially close. There has been no official word from ASG, which is...
U.S. Federal District Court building Salt Lake City, Utah
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “Persons born in American Samoa are citizens of the United States by virtue of the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment,” declared US District Court Judge Clark Waddoups of the federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah, in a 69-page opinion issued yesterday. Under...
Faauifono Vaitautolu, giving out gift baskets to senior citizens
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Lolo Administration’s annual Christmas Program for American Samoa’s senior citizens is set for the first week of next month and ASG agencies including semi autonomous agencies have been informed of how many Christmas gifts each should provide. In a Nov. 13 letter to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Since taking over leadership of the American Samoa Government, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga says he has not been informed of any board meetings of the American Samoa Hawaii Cable LLC (ASH-Cable) — in which ASG is a 33% minority owner. This was shared by the governor in an...
An ASPA employee during a coastal clean up in 2015.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a directive yesterday to all ASG directors, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga declared that today, Friday, Sept. 13th is “Island Wide Costal Clean Up” for all ASG departments and agencies. He is also inviting businesses, religious and village communities, to partner with ASG...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — According to their fiscal year 2018 audit, the Territorial Bank of American Samoa or TBAS received a $1.85 million capital infusion from the American Samoa Government in FY 2018, without it being brought to the Fono by the administration for legislative appropriation....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tri Marine International’s operation in American Samoa is not included in the company’s sale of its global tuna supply business to longtime partner, Bolton Group — one of the main players in the international consumer goods market product sector. In a press release last...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US National Marine Fisheries Service has reiterated its argument that, among other things, the Territory of American Samoa — through ASG — lacks standing to bring a lawsuit against the federal government, and requested a federal appeals court to reverse a ruling by...

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