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Amper replaces Jaime Espinosa de los Monteros

Amper , the parent company of Blue Sky has relieved Jaime Espinosa de los Monteros as president. Clemente Fernández González will assume the position temporarily until the company designates a new first executive. Espinosa de […]

Am Samoa drivers licenses wont cut it

The federal government has given notice that beginning February 5, 2018, residents of American Samoa will no longer be able to use territory-issued driver’s licenses or identification cards to fly domestically, or enter federal buildings […]

ASNAP & WIC programs exmpted from shutdown

Governor Lolo Moliga has given his approval to exempt the ASNAP (Food Stamp Program) and the ASWIC (WIC Program) from his “Shutdown Order” for federal funded operations to close down and personnel to stay home. […]

Three arrested in suspected fraud case

Two employees of the Department of Human and Social Services and a vendor of the American Samoa Nutrition Assistance Program have been arrested and charged in connection with a food stamp fraud investigation. The two […]

Fourteen nominated for Service Academies

Fourteen high school students from American Samoa have been nominated by Congresswoman Aumua Amata for the Service Academies for 2018. The nominations were based on the students academic records, essays and letters of recommendation from […]

Director answers questions about lack of response

Port Director Taimalelagi Dr. Claire Poumele and several airport management personnel were summoned to a Senate hearing yesterday to explain the handling of an incident involving  Talofa Airways flight last week. One of Talofa Airways […]

Senate resolution honors Rev. Elder Siaosi Mageo

Funeral services are being held today for Rev. Elder Siaosi Ietitaia Mageo, one of the leaders of the Assembly of  God Church in American Samoa.  A Senate Concurrent Resolution paying tribute to his lifelong service […]

Last day to apply for ASNOC grant is February 28

The American Samoa National Olympic Committee is closing applications from sports organizations for grants under the National Activities Program and the Equipment Grant Program on February 28. In a letter circulated to members, Secretary General […]

PM wants court to have traditional look

Ties, gowns and wigs in Samoan courts may be a thing of the past if Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has his way. He told reporters yesterday that he wants all branches of government to […]