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Dedication of renovated Ua Taunuu Church

The dedication and blessing of a more than $2.1 million church renovation project took place today at the headquarters of the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa at Kananafou. Leaders and ministers oif various churches […]

Many cases of inmates walking out of TCF

After hearing an account from three  inmates who walked out of the Territorial Correctional Facility gates to look for food, Chief Justice Micheal Kruse continued the sentencing of the trio and directed attorneys to look […]

Judge critical of mother of incest victim

The mother of an incest victim has been criticized by a Supreme Court Justice in Samoa for failing to protect her child from sexual abuse. Justice Mata Tuatagaloa made the criticism during the sentencing of […]

Vice and Narcotics investigates box of cash

The Vice and Narcotics Division of the Department of Public Safety is handling the investigation of the box filled with cash that was found on a locally based fishing boat which made an almost overnight […]

Gradual approach to removing lawmakers from boards

We’ve reported on Governor Lolo Moliga’s move to remove lawmakers from executive branch boards and commissions, starting from the Board of the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority. When he decided to end the services of former […]

Rep Vesi Fautanu laments lack of funding

Manu’a Representative Vesi Fautanu Jr. says the hands of lawmakers are tied when it comes to funding to carry out infrastructure projects that their districts need. He says when lawmakers ask responsible departments for projects […]