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Members of the COVID-19 Task force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Public gatherings, “except for religious services” remain prohibited between 12 midnight and 5a.m., according to Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga’s latest COVID-19 declaration, dated Mar. 19th, and effective from Mar. 20th to Apr. 18th. The new declaration,...
Vice Speaker of the House, Fetu Fetui Jr
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Vice Speaker of the House, Fetu Fetui Jr is calling out for an immediate investigation into the allegation that certain supplies and goods in many of the local stores are being offered at exorbitant prices. A case of chicken was $9 but it’s now $15 — Fetu, a former cop...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Hawaiian Airlines has confirmed that it was American Samoa’s governor, who requested and the airline agreed to suspend flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago through Apr. 30th. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga’s Jan. 30th continued COVID-19 emergency declaration...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Operation hours for businesses under COVID-19 restrictions have been extended to 12 midnight while crews on cargo flights landing in American Samoa must provide proof of testing negative to the virus 72-hours prior to arrival. This is according to Gov. Lemanu Peleti...
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Apia, SAMOA — The eased restrictions to Samoa’s State of Emergency Orders announced on the 21st of December have been extended for another two weeks to the 17th of January. A media release from the cabinet Press Secretariat confirms the Head of the Sate, le Ao Mamalu ole Malo, Afioga...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To ensure that American Samoa has set-policy when borders are re-opened for flights in and out Pago Pago, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has instructed certain members of the COVID-19 task force to start drafting specific policy that includes among other things, which...
A crowd gathered at Social Service office under the tents with no social distancing
People crowded under the tents at Social Services in Utulei on Monday morning apparently for Gita relief money. There was no crowd control to enforce two of the most important regulations of the Governor’s Emergency Declaration for the COVID-19 virus — no more than 10 people can gather in one place...
Samoa Police Chief Fuiavailili Egon Keil
Apia, SAMOA — Close to 300 people have been arrested and charged in Samoa for breaches of the Covid-19 State of Emergency Orders which came into effect 21 March. Police Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon Keil has warned there will be more if people don't heed the orders. The Samoa Observer newspaper...
American Samoa Executive Office Building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To prevent the spread of the coronavirus and comply with the governor’s extended emergency declaration, ASG Tax Office is implementing a new policy for the distribution of tax refund checks, says ASG Treasurer Ueligitone Tonumaipe’a. Tax refunds distribution has...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. — Friday, Congreswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement on the ongoing legislative response to the coronavirus, and the president’s national emergency declaration: “The President’s declaration of a national emergency is important to free up federal resources. Since his...