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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two men arrested and charged for disturbing the peace inside their homes by assaulting their wives and making unreasonable noises told investigators that the alcohol they consumed was purchased with money from their stimulus checks. The first case occurred in Tafuna...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Based on advise from consultants, American Samoa Economic Development Authority (ASEDA) board of directors has opted not to move forward with the proposed general refunding bond 2020 series. In the meantime, the board has updated investors on the latest development at...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Dept. of Health plans to start testing 2% of the population using currently available test kits and this will increase the number of local residents tested for the coronavirus, according to DoH epidemiologist Dr. Aifili John Tufa. Durning the May 24th ASG coronavirus...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The autopsy results for a man from Vaitogi whose body was found lying on a bed in a pool of blood unresponsive inside an abandoned house in the early morning hours of May 16, revealed that a puncture in the left lung was the cause of death. This was one piece of the...
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Washington, D.C. — Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata said the weekly update of the Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance programs once again shows new loans for American Samoa. The combined total is now 154 loans, a weekly increase of 19, for a new sum of $8,654,566 helping the private...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To ensure that American Samoa has set-policy when borders are re-opened for flights in and out Pago Pago, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has instructed certain members of the COVID-19 task force to start drafting specific policy that includes among other things, which...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young mother accused of abusing her young child before she turned around and allegedly assaulted an elderly woman who reported the child abuse incident to police two years ago is now in custody after she was arrested last week pursuant to an arrest warrant from the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The case of a man accused of burning his wife’s clothes has been transferred to the FDA court (Family, Drugs and Alcohol) because the alleged case involves domestic violence. On May 20, 2020 about 3:25p.m, the Tafuna Police Substation (TPS) received a phone call from a...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Territorial Bank of American Samoa is pleased to announce it funded the first SBA Paycheck Protection Program loan in the Territory last week. “So far, we have processed over 50 applications of which at least 30 have been approved and 20 loans will be funded this...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 19-year-old male was arrested by police last week on the allegation that he attempted to rape a 17-year-old girl inside the victim’s home in Faleniu. The government claims that on May 15th around 2:38p.m, a woman from Faleniu contacted the Tafuna Police Substation (TPS...

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