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House of Taga in Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands

Located on the tiny island of Tinian among the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the megalithic site known as the House of Taga was once an impressive collection of standing stones, all but one of which has fallen. At their...Show More Summary

The Status of Marriage in the U.S. Territories

Aside from Southern officials hindering licenses, marriage equality is happening in all 50 states. But what about Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa? read more

The Pentagon Wants To Bomb The Hell Out Of This Tiny Pacific Island

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This Is Pagan Island Pagan island is a biologically diverse, 10-mile-long island anchored by two volcanoes in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, an independent government associated with the United States. The island,Show More Summary

Notes From HPS

David Codrea: “A Navy veteran and his wife are challenging a ban on handguns in Saipan, arguing in federal court that the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands is bound by the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment” … The right to keep and bear arms is only legally recognized as “conditionally guaranteed,” meaning it’s not. Private possession […]

HSC-25 Rescues Stranded Boaters Near Guam

Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam and rescue crews from Rota, Northern Mariana Islands, 40 nautical miles north-northeast of the U.

Why Is An Island Electric Utility Hindering Incredibly Cost-Effective Solar?

The Northern Mariana Islands are one of several island U.S. territories, lying three-quarters of the way from Hawai’i to the Philippines. Like most islands, their electricity supply has been almost entirely supplied by diesel-fueled generators, at enormous cost. Show More Summary

Read: #9thCircuit drives another nail in marriage discrimination's quickly closing coffin

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

With this, the latest historic development of the past two days, the path to marriage equality is opened in Idaho, Nevada, Alaska, Arizona, and more (Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands). Judge Reinhardt writes, and passionately, for the unanimous three judge...

What will remain of ObamaCare?

The residents of Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands just won the lottery, because the royal Obama court hath decreed that they shall be free from the seething morass of suck known as ObamaCare. Show More Summary

Inside Saipan’s Industry of ‘American-Born Chinese Babies’

The tropical island of Saipan is experiencing a baby boom. Saipan is part of the Northern Mariana Islands, a tiny U.S. territory just four hours away from China by plane. It’s popular with tourists, because no visa is required for visits up to 45 days....

USDA proposes Philippine bananas for Hawaii

Bananas from the Philippines will be allowed into Guam, Hawaii and the Northern Mariana Island under a new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Obamacare May Make It 'Literally Impossible' in US Territories to Buy Insurance

Obamacare was drafted so poorly that residents in America's territories like the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam may literally be unable to purchase health insurance on the private market next year, even if they are healthy and want to voluntarily do so. Show More Summary

Think your state has Obamacare problems? They’re nothing compared to Guam.

The Northern Mariana Islands are an American territory in the Pacific Ocean with 15 islands and 77,000 residents. Their population is roughly equal to that of Sante Fe, N.M. And, right now, the territory is at the center of the oddest … Continue reading ?

GTA TeleGuam's dispute with IT&E puts damper on CNMI expansion plans

GTA TeleGuam has been forced to halt its plans to enter the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) market, after it could not reach an agreement with CNMI's incumbent telco IT&E.

Birdchick Podcast #147: Bird Photobomb of the Year

MARIANA CROW REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN – 1 person needed for 5+ months to assist in the rehabilitation and daily care of critically endangered Mariana Crows on the island of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas. Duties include regular feeding of birds and cleaning and maintenance of outdoor aviaries. The technician may be responsible for [...]

Russian Investors Eye Remote US Territories in Micronesia

Saipan, the largest island in the far flung US territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, is attracting the attention of Russian investors, The Marianas Variety reported.

DOCOMO Wholly Acquires MCV Guam Holding Corp.

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that it has wholly acquired MCV Guam Holding Corp. (MCV), the largest cable television and Internet service provider in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, on May 21. The purchase from MCV Acquisition, LLC, the holding company of MCV, worth approximately 129.8 million U.S. Show More Summary

Big Plane, Big Plans, Tiny Island

TINIAN — U.S. Marines unloaded equipment from a chartered Boeing 747 at Tinian’s international airport this week at the start of a major aviation exercise in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas. The aircraft is the largest to touch down on the island since massive B-29 bombing raids against Japan during World War II. Show More Summary

World's Biggest Pot-Head Countries

What sort of ranking gives its top spots to Palau, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam, and puts the US at No. 7? The list of the world's top countries for marijuana use, reports Business Insider, based on the UN's latest World Drug Report. Palau dominated the rankings, with 24....

Delaware Senator Proposing the First National Park for the State

It’s about time  ©thatautguy U.S. Senator Tom Carper of Delaware is hoping to finally reward the state with a U.S. National Park. The other 49 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa all have their own parks. Carper’s proposal links six historic sites in Delaware, detailing the [...]

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