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Pago Pago AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who claimed a package at the Post Office on June 23, 2018, in which crystal meth was found, entered into a plea bargain with the government yesterday morning. Michael Anthony, 36, was initially charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a felony punishable...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata with U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, Hon. Scott Brown; and DCM and  Charge D'Affaires Antone Greubel
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed news of U.S. and international steps to combat measles in Samoa. Congresswoman Amata has reached out to U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown and his staff in Apia, and various government agencies for updates, and to learn about U.S....
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The government-led fundraiser to assist Samoa with the measles epidemic, which has claimed over 50 lives, will be launched today, and all government employees are given a threshold for donation of $10 while cabinet members and deputy directors have a higher amount to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three of the four women charged with stealing from TSM Mart - their former employer - were given a huge break by the High Court last week, when they were ordered to serve only 6 months of detention. Kalameli Tauave, Faatamalii Atiae and Alofagia Alofipo, who have...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Associate Justice Fiti Sunia emphasized during the sentencing of two men from Samoa convicted of drug charges, that sponsors need to understand and fulfill their responsibilities under immigration laws. Sunia said failure on the sponsor’s part — of not renewing the alien...
James Genne Barlow
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A federal judge in Honolulu has transferred to the Washington D.C. federal court, the habeas corpus petition filed last year by a U.S citizen currently serving a 24-year prison term in American Samoa for a conviction in a case involving three male juveniles. James Genne...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Aunu’u residents have been exempted from paying their water bills, while the American Samoa Power Authority works on addressing the “high salinity issue” on the island-village where ASPA is supplying cases of water — free of charge — to the school and households,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The case of a man accused of causing serious bodily harm to another man in Iliili last month has been bound over to High Court, after District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea found probable cause to support the charges during a preliminary examination (PX) last week. Lafoga...
Samoa Air employees answering the call for blood last Friday
Apia, SAMOA —  To date, 53 measles related deaths have been recorded, with 5 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The young are the most vulnerable with the following statistics released by the National Emergency Operation Center as follows: Age group of 1- 4 years comprises the greatest amount of...
U.S. Federal District Courthouse in Honolulu
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa has been a U.S. territory since 1900. But unlike every other territory in he U.S., it has no federal court because it’s an “unorganized territory.” It’s also the only U.S. territory that refuses to obey the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same...

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