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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As American Samoa prepares for tonight’s Tropical Storm, ASTCA reports that its landline, Internet, and mobile phone services are all fully operational, with the exception of its CDMA mobile network in Ofu village. ASTCA’s 30 other cell sites serving almost every village...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “We need to help our people with what they need,” declared Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga during a weather update briefing of first responders and cabinet members on Wednesday, saying that this is a priority after damaging winds and heavy rain from a lingering monsoon trough...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The passenger of a vehicle pulled over last week for a traffic violation is now charged with drug possession. The driver was also arrested per an active arrest warrant from the DPS Vice and Narcotics Unit for a October 2019 matter where drugs were found in his possession...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Nadi Weather Service in Fiji has now named Tropical Cyclone 10F (18P) as Tropical Cyclone Wasi. Winds are forecast to increase later tonight and into Saturday morning for American Samoa. Also, rain is expected to be heavy and consistent at times which could trigger...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa should prepare now for damaging winds, flooding rains, high surf and coastal beach erosion. A Tropical Depression 10F (18P) will push into the American Samoan Island during the next 24hrs. This tropical storm will generate damaging winds to 65 mph across...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “Due to severe adverse weather caused by a Tropical Depression (TD09 F) passing approximately 100 miles south of American Samoa,” Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has released all non-essential government employees today from work until further notice. This according to a local...
Mitzie Jessop-Ta’ase
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has appointed former deputy attorney general Mitzie Jessop-Ta’ase as acting Attorney General, to fill the post left vacant since last Friday following the resignation of former AG, Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale, who is running for public office. The...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The passenger of a blue truck in which investigators found a bag that allegedly contained a white crystalline substance, a green leafy substance, and drug paraphernalia was released by police after he was interviewed. However, a week later, Alesana Tikeri, 48, of Vaitogi...
Chief Immigration Officer, Peseta D. Fuimaono (left) and then-Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Attracting outside investors - who have $1 million or $5 million - to invest in American Samoa, is the goal of an Administration bill that seeks to amend the current application procedures for foreign investment programs in the territory, said then-Attorney General...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The two men convicted of removing property from a business in Laulii were sentenced last week to 24 months probation. William Asiata and Tangi Amotau appeared in court last week for sentencing. They were initially charged with stealing and second degree burglary, both...

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