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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 30-year-old man convicted of stealing a computer, a box of jewelry, one gold ring, a camera and a cellphone from an Asian store in Tafuna has been given another chance by the court. Tamati Faalogo appeared in court last week for sentencing. He was initially charged...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Rains and winds will continue to diminish today as a surface drops south across the area. However some lingering Heavy Rainfall Hazards are expected in the morning hours. Expect: Significant amount of water on roads and in low lying areas. Expect: High & fast...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The territory of American Samoa has just introduced the most innovative and user-friendly LLC legislation offered in the United States. The launch of the American Samoa LLC online portal allows businesses, no matter their location, to open an LLC through American Samoa,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Due to the recent “uptick” in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hawaii, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga early this week requested, and Hawaiian Airlines says it “will comply” with suspension of flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago through July 31st. The governor...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In an effort to further protect American Samoa from the spread of communicable diseases, Rep. Vailoata Eteuati Amituana’i has sponsored legislation authorizing the Heath Department to test minors and also to create rules requiring non-residents entering American Samoa to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of burglarizing a home in Nu’uuli at the beginning of this year has been arrested and is now in custody, with bail set at $15,000. He’s also facing charges of unlawful possession of illegal drugs when police found two small plastic baggies containing...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — One of the three defendants arrested after armed detectives of the DPS Vice & Narcotics Unit executed two search warrants early last year in Tafuna and Malaeimi has entered into a plea agreement with the government. Keneti Iosua, who has been in custody since his...
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Washington, D.C. —Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed a grant of $1,525,599.77 for the Port Administration from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These federal dollars support dredging work based on Tropical Storm Gita damages in the village...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This photo shows a mid-size placard that a Samoa News staff member was given Tuesday night, by a Census enumerator showing that the staff/ resident (who is also head of household) has been counted for the 2020 Census of American Samoa. The placard — which includes a...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Twenty-four hours after ASG implemented its repatriation plan to return back to the territory local residents stranded in Samoa after inter-Samoa borders were closed two months ago, the local Attorney General’s Office issued an advisory yesterday morning that “OK Board”...

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