Marianas Variety

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    Friday, July 21, 2017-8:56:09P.M.






Delayed receipt notices for CW-1 petitions submitted for FY 2018

WASHINGTON (USCIS) — On May 26, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it had received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the maximum possible numerical limit (the “cap”) of workers who may be issued CNMI-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) visas or otherwise provided with CW-1 status for fiscal year 2018.

Anyuta Island officially dedicated in honor of the late Prudencio Taisacan Manglona

ROTA (Press Release) — Families, friends, and relatives as well as officials from departments and autonomous agencies gathered to witness the memorial dedication of Anyuta Island (Small Island) across the Rota Marina as the Mayor Prudencio Taisacan Manglona Harbor Island Park.

MYPros congratulates all Young Professional of the Year nominees

(Press Release) — The Marianas Young Professionals celebrated Young Professionals Week from June 26 to 30 with their second year anniversary “White Sand Gala” event rescheduled for Saturday, July 22. During this event MYPros will honor and celebrate young professionals in the CNMI with awards in the following categories for Young Professional of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and the Spotlight Award.

The beauty of Micronesia’s cultural traditions

THE annual International Festival of Cultures on Saipan provides a comprehensive platform for local ethnic communities and multicultural artists to present their arts and crafts in downtown Garapan.

Potential tourist site located in Sabana, Rota

ROTA (Press Release) — In efforts to promote, cultivate, and preserve our island beauty, Rota continues to identify areas in which tourist and other visitors from our neighboring islands and abroad may witness and understand historical significance of our sites and simply experience an adventure during their visit.

Water service interruption in Kagman

(CUC) — The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. would like to inform the general public that there will be a scheduled water service interruption for the entire Kagman area on Monday, July 24, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Interior provides grants for natural and cultural resource protection in US island areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) — Interior Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has made available $1,003,787 for natural and cultural resource protection in the U.S. insular areas.

Court denies John S. Pangelinan’s motion to dismiss lawsuit against him

JOHN Sablan Pangelinan’s motion to dismiss a complaint filed against him by a widow and her daughter was denied by the Superior Court on Wednesday. The plaintiffs have accused him of abusing the legal system to extort money from them.

Saipan mayor’s office to complete flower-basket project by December

SAIPAN Mayor David M. Apatang said the project to hang flower baskets on Beach Road lamp posts is now in progress.

NMPASI advisory

(Press Release) — This is to inform the general public that the Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems Inc. or NMPASI will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 21, 2017.