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Monday, January 26, 2015-8:24:26P.M.






Last updateMon, 26 Jan 2015 12am


Guam archdiocese blames Monsignor Benavente for financial ‘irregularities’

HAGÅTÑA — After Deloitte & Touche, LLC determined the Agana Archdiocese’s finances were not auditable, the archdiocese’s administration took matters into its own hands and completed what the Chancery Office said is an “internal review” of financial affairs.

Settlement proposal offered in parole-in-place lawsuit

THE federal court was asked by lawyers on both sides to allow more time to answer, plead, or respond to a parole in-place lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and its officials.

Patrick P. Mendiola gets 15 months for burglarizing former Koreana Hotel

SUPERIOR Court Judge Kenneth L. Govendo ordered Patrick Pangelinan Mendiola, 37, to report to the Department of Corrections today, Jan. 26, to begin serving the remainder of his 15-month jail-term. His expected release date is April 7, 2016.

2015 tourism summit one of the best so far, says organizer

WITH the theme “Tourism and our Community,” the two-day 2015 MY WAVE or Marianas Youth Welcome All Visitors Enthusiastically Club Tourism Summit held at Saipan World Resort on Jan. 22 and 23 had over 300 teacher and student participants.

Suspended sentence for Paul Bowie Jr.

PAUL William T. Bowie Jr., 19, admitted to the offense criminal mischief.

GCA congratulates December and January forensic winners

(Press Release) — The administration, faculty & staff, and parents of Grace Christian Academy would like to extend their congratulations to the following winners and everyone who participated in the third and fourth Primary Grades Forensic Conference competitions held at Green Meadows School on, Dec. 6, 2014, and at Oleai Elementary School on Jan. 17, 2015.

Judge Manglona orders arrest of visa fraud defendant for failure to appear at violation hearing

DISTRICT Court for the Northern Mariana Islands Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona issued a warrant for the arrest of visa fraud defendant, Evengelyn E.C. Jones, for her failure to appear last week for her initial appearance at a violation hearing on her pretrial release conditions.

CUC: $2M in unobligated funds to be redirected to stipulated order 2 projects

THE Commonwealth Utilities Corp. has about $2 million in unobligated federal funds that it can redirect for use by the federal court-appointed engineering and environmental management company or EEMC.