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U.S. Navy Ship Pearl Harbor launches Pacific Partnership

1 June, 2013 - 5:14 pm in Diplomacy, Latest News, Local News, Maritime

APIA: SATURDAY 1st JUNE, 2013: The U.S. Navy ship Pearl Harbor arrived in Apia, Samoa today in support of Pacific Partnership in a planned and coordinated effort with the Government of Samoa, partner nations and NGO relief organizations in the region. Samoa…

Overstaying boats are American owned

30 May, 2013 - 9:46 pm in COURT, Diplomacy, Law & Order, Local News, Maritime

by Lagi Keresoma APIA: FRIDAY 31 MAY 2013: Crews of two boats taken into Police custody Tuesday are American citizens. “(The) US Embassy is aware of…

Two US registered boats ordered to leave Samoa

29 May, 2013 - 10:40 pm in Diplomacy, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Maritime

by Lagi Keresoma APIA: THURSDAY 30 MAY 2013: Police have confirmed guns were found in a search at sea. But in a brief release just issued Police said…

Police raid confiscate weapons from suspicious boat

29 May, 2013 - 2:40 pm in COURT, Latest News, Local News, Maritime

by Lagi Keresoma APIA: THURSDAY 30 MAY 2013: Guns and ammunition from a boat that has been anchored for some weeks off shore of Luatuanu’u village, were seized by Police in a night raid earlier this week. Five adults on board, three men and women - all foreigners,…