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The American Samoa Legal Aid (ASLA) office is the recipient of a $200,000 plus grant.  The office received notice from Legal Service Corporation (LSC) president, James Sandman. The Basic Field Grant of  $216,539 will be awarded annually for two years 2017-2018 and this is the first time LSC has...
Engineers from Boston-based Crandall have completed a survey of the ASG shipyard and the Shipyard Service Authority is now awaiting an official report on the status of the shipyard, says the authority’s chief executive officer, Moefa’auo Bill Emmesly. Moefa’auo first revealed the survey during a...
The latest data from the Department of Health says the number of suspected Zika cases has increased slightly with one new confirmed case as American Samoa closes out the year 2016. According to DOH, as of Dec. 15, there were 1,026 Zika suspected case with 61 Zika case confirmed through laboratory...
DISTRICT COURT ISSUES SUBPOENAS TO DPS OFFICIALS Due to inmate Michael Agasiva’s alleged refusing to appear in court twice, District Court Judge Fiti Sunia yesterday issued subpoenas for the Acting Police Commissioner, Territorial Correctional Facility warden and a TCF officer to appear for a...
JANUARY SIREN TESTING SET FOR 12NOON TODAY The local Department of Homeland Security reminds the public that the monthly territory-wide emergency siren test for the month of January will be conducted at 12noon today, Jan. 6. And this is the monthly siren test, which is held on the first Friday of...
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In our front page photo in yesterday’s Samoa News issue we identified the MV Manu’atele crew as a group — with Gov. Lolo M. Moliga saying the crew — made up all of American Samoans — who sailed the vessel from Washington State to the Territory had set a great example of our being able to control...
Former Department of Human Resources Director, Le’i Sonny Thompson has been appointed as designated Acting Police Commissioner, according to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga’s latest appointments released yesterday afternoon. Lolo had initially appointed in a Dec. 30 memo, former police commissioner...
StarKist Co., reminds cannery workers that production is still set to resume next week Monday at the StarKist Samoa facility in Atu’u and the company is still banking on a big turn out of workers to kick start production of the new year. StarKist Samoa took its three weeks end-of-the year shut down...
President of the local Alia Fisherman Association, Taloloa Howard Dunham voiced his concerns with a federal judge over the US government’s decision early last year, which reduced the Large Vessel Protected Area (LVPA) in waters of American Samoa from 50 to 12 miles from shoreline. Dunham’s concerns...
The latest data from the Department of Health says the number of suspected Zika cases has increased slightly with one new confirmed case as American Samoa closes out the year 2016. According to DOH, as of Dec. 15, there were 1,026 Zika suspected case with 61 Zika case confirmed through laboratory...

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