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Gubernatorial team Tuika Tuika and Salanoa Iuni Maeva Saveena during this past Monday’s Gubernatorial Forum on Disability issues. [photo: TG]
This past Monday at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium was a Gubernatorial Forum focusing on disabilities – an event that was open to the public to discuss issues like health, special education, Social Security benefits, employment, and an inclusive community in the territory. It was sponsored by the...
DISTRICT COURT JUDGE CONCERNED WITH DELAYED POLICE REPORTS Many of the cases presented before the District Court last week had to be continued because of the delay of police submitting their reports to the Attorney General’s Office. This prompted District Court Judge Fiti A. Sunia to say this is a...
A US mother, who adopted a daughter with Down Syndrome from Samoa, has lodged her opposition with the US State Department over several proposed amendments by the department regarding inter-country adoption. Among the proposed amendments are requirements for accreditation of agencies and approval of...
Various breadfruit species from Samoa will be researched and reproduced in the United States to counter hunger around the world.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi and the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao signed a memorandum of...
Upgrading the Immigration data system as well as the upgrade and implementation of Customs Data and Tracking system projects are each getting $250,000 in proceeds from the American Samoa Economic Development Authority (ASEDA) issued bonds, according to the ASEDA report, which was publicly released...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga takes issue with claims that the American Samoa Government is corrupt telling a recent gubernatorial forum hosted by the American Samoa Bar Association  — “corruption, in itself, is a word of the past.” Allegations of corruption in government have been slung around for so...
The Fine Arts Department at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) invites the public to join them for its Tatau Forum, which will take place on Thursday, October 27th, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the College’s Lecture Hall. A combination of academics and community practitioners will...
TWO INMATES WHO ESCAPED FROM JAIL ENTER PLEAS Two inmates who escaped on separate dates in April this year from the Territorial Correctional Facility have each entered not guilty pleas and their next court appearances are set for the second week of next month. Both inmates, Joeita Fa’aaliga and Joe...
44 POLLING STATIONS FOR 2016 ELECTION Chief election officer Uiagalelei Dr. Lealaofi Uiagalelei has released the official list of the forty-four polling stations territory-wide for the Nov. 8th general election. The chief election officer is required by law to designate and announce polling...
The Samoan Gospel Homecoming Singers last performed at the 20th AOG World Fellowship held in Samoa three months ago.   [Courtesy photo: Ana Harget)
Peseta UTA —Since it is election year, The Samoan Gospel Homecoming Singers have invited all gubernatorial teams, congressional hopefuls, and would-be faipules — as well as all incumbents — to join them on Wednesday, November 2 at the Lee Auditorium for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration. Incumbent...

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