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Football Crosses Oceans: River’s Tyrehl Vaivao gives a boost to ailing father in Samoa
Football Crosses Oceans: River’s Tyrehl Vaivao gives a boost to ailing father in SamoaAs Tyrehl Vaivao prepared to leave American Samoa for Vancouver at the start of sixth grade, he didn’t want to leave. His home, a small village named Petesa in the city Tafuna, was all he knew. He fel...read more
Source: The Columbian
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:57:00 GMT
American Samoa's new ferry is out of action again
American Samoa's new ferry is out of action againThe one-year old ferrry, the Manu'atele, needs a new bow thruster, which is used to reverse of turn the vessel. A government committee heard the problem was spotted during a recent inspection, and it ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:07:00 GMT
American Samoa’s chamber of commerce warns of fishing sector’s demise
American Samoa’s chamber of commerce warns of fishing sector’s demiseJohn Wasko, chairperson of the American Samoa Chamber of Commerce, has penned a dispatch from a recent meeting in which industry figures lament the decline of the country's fishing industry due to ris...read more
Source: Undercurrentnews.com
Published on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT
American Samoa purse seine industry 'vanishing' as fishing costs spike
American Samoa purse seine industry 'vanishing' as fishing costs spikeHigher costs, better pay for landings in other ports have led to a collapse in the industry. Higher costs, better pay for landings in other ports have led to a collapse in the industry. Full access to ...read more
Source: Intrafish
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:29:00 GMT
Woolpert Contracted to Rehabilitate Runways in American Samoa
Woolpert Contracted to Rehabilitate Runways in American SamoaThe firm is evaluating and improving airport transit infrastructure on the islands of Tutuila and Ofu, minimizing future disruption to operations and environmental impacts. PAGO PAGO, American Samoa ( ...read more
Source: KFDA-TV
Published on Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:11:00 GMT
American Samoa’s World Cup qualifying return a family affair
American Samoa’s World Cup qualifying return a family affairWellington, New Zealand (AP) The return of the American Samoa women’s team to the World Cup qualifying competition for the first time in 20 years has been both a national and a family celebration. The ...read more
Source: Yahoo Sports
Published on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:34:00 GMT
Thousands of people's crops affected by Gita in American Samoa
Thousands of people's crops affected by Gita in American SamoaAbout 3000 people in American Samoa have had their crops damaged by Cyclone Gita in February according to the territory's agriculture director. Filifaatali Mike Fuiava said those affected are eligible ...read more
Source: Radio New Zealand
Published on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:48:00 GMT