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Makerita Iosefo-Va'a and her husband Shaun Va'a pose in front of a relative's home
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Makerita Iosefo-Va'a and her husband Shaun Va'a pose in front of a relative's home where they are temporarily staying in Tracy, Calif., on Oct. 8, 2020. The couple is homesick for American Samoa. They are among an estimated 600 residents of the territory who were off-...
Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi
Apia, SAMOA — Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi said the Samoa government had approved five repatriation flights from Los Angeles starting later this month. Samoans in the US and Europe will have to make their own way to Los Angeles or New Zealand to board repatriation flights to Apia,...
Health Department epidemiologist Dr. Aifili John Tufa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “It is still the Department of Health’s position that we do not recommend travel to and from areas of known COVID-19 infections,” said DoH Epidemiologist Dr. Aifili John Tufa during the department’s coronavirus presentation at last Thursday’s emergency cabinet meeting....
James 1;27- From the standpoint of Our God and Father is this, to look after orphans and widows in their tribulation and to keep oneself without spot from the world. Psalms 147: 7-He heals the brokenhearted, he binds up their wounds. My name is ANALEI'A MAOTA LE AUMOEUALOGO MATAINA A'AU. My parents...
Local residents rally for stranded citizens
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Tagata Tutu Faatasi Alliance of American Samoa sent a letter to Congresswoman Aumua Amata last week explaining their plight — that they are residents of American Samoa stranded off-island in “dire financial need” as they wait for a repatriation flight. TTFAAS told...
Air New Zealand plane parked up at Auckland Airport
Apia, SAMOA — A Samoa repatriation flight from New Zealand scheduled for this Friday has been delayed until the 18th of September. The government said the delay had been caused by "flight availability". The flight is designated for returning citizens and seasonal workers. Meanwhile, a repatriation...
Samoa Airways jet on runway
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's next repatriation flight from New Zealand has been scheduled for September 11 with the first flight from Australia scheduled to bring back students from China and Japan as well. Next Friday's flight from New Zealand follows the cancellation of a previous flight on August 28...
Health Department epidemiologist Dr. Aifili John Tufa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Department of Health is looking at all available options that would allow virus testing in Hawaii for repatriation passengers, who could be quarantined at a location in Honolulu before boarding a charter flight to American Samoa, says DoH Epidemiologist Dr. Aifili...
Members of the ASG Coronavirus Taskforce
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At Sunday’s government coronavirus task force meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga revealed that at least two more repatriation flights to return to American Samoa local residents stranded in Samoa will be needed, but no information as to when such flights will operate....
Samoa Airways jet on runway
Apia, SAMOA — A repatriation flight from Auckland to Apia on Friday is expected to be the last for at least three weeks. The pause will prevent quarantine facilities from being overwhelmed. The Samoa Observer reported that initially there were going to be 15 quarantine sites in Samoa, grouping...

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