Marianas Variety

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BC’s Tales of the Pacific: The Last 747

THEY have been seen in the skies over the Pacific for more than 45 years.  It is hard to imagine air travel across the ocean without them. 

OPINION: No limitation

IMMIGRANTS are human beings who just want a better life.

earthrise: The Trump card

IT is called colloquially, Presidents’ Day, an occasion to remember all the presidents, not just George Washington (born February 22) but also, Abraham Lincoln (born February 12), and though Thomas Jefferson was born on April, he is sometimes included on the list. 

OPINION: Trump schools dishonest media in freewheeling press conference

PRESIDENT Donald Trump is his own best advocate.

Editorials 2017-Feb-17

Long overdue

THE Zoning Office is taking some of its monitoring and enforcement responsibilities seriously by helping the mayor’s office dispose of abandoned vehicles, and giving notice to businesses that aren’t providing adequate disposal bins and proper storage screens.

OPINION: From archaic to a modern CNMI Society

WHEN I arrived in the Marianas back in the late 80’s the CNNI was behind the times in many ways and to a large degree I actually liked the laid back way of life. 

Variations: God bless you Bishop Camacho

“Faith is not, contrary to the usual ideas, something that turns out to be right or wrong, like a gambler’s bet….” — Joanna Russ

earthrise: Public and private schools

THE CNMI obligates itself by law to provide education for the political unit’s young until a certain grade.  It is the way a sociopolitical collective trains its supply of employees for its structures, public and private.

The Consumer Caution Corner: Job scams

THIS week, the Office of the Attorney General’s “Consumer Caution Corner” focuses on the issue of job scams.

earthrise: On Oral English

I LECTURED on micro and macroeconomics at the Hang Gong Hang Tian Da Xue (Shenyang Aerospace University, SAU in Liaoning, China) to foreign students mostly from Africa with a French female and a Thai male thrown in.