Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:45:49 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Senate urged to recall fire-lane measure http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87943-senate-urged-to-recall-fire-lane-measure http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87943-senate-urged-to-recall-fire-lane-measure

ACTING Gov. Victor B. Hocog has asked the Senate to recall a bill that proposes to designate fire lanes on public and private properties due to the concerns raised by Attorney General Edward Manibusan.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
2nd Annual Humanities Film Festival entries to be screened on Aug. 2 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87936-2nd-annual-humanities-film-festival-entries-to-be-screened-on-aug-2 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87936-2nd-annual-humanities-film-festival-entries-to-be-screened-on-aug-2

NORTHERN Marianas Humanities Council program officer Eulalia V. Arriola said the 2nd Annual Humanities Film Festival “is finally happening.”

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Judge Camacho rejects convicted sex offender’s change of plea http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87939-judge-camacho-rejects-convicted-sex-offender-s-change-of-plea http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87939-judge-camacho-rejects-convicted-sex-offender-s-change-of-plea

ASSOCIATE Judge Joseph N. Camacho rejected the plea agreement of Nathan Iano Narcis, a registered sex offender from Rota, who has been convicted twice in the past for sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Raquel C. Bagnol - raquel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Another Micronesian migrant removed, banned from Guam http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87940-another-micronesian-migrant-removed-banned-from-guam http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87940-another-micronesian-migrant-removed-banned-from-guam

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Gov. Eddie Calvo placed convicted armed robber John-John Wia on a flight to Chuuk yesterday, on the condition that he never return to Guam, according to a release from the governor’s office.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Jacqueline Perry Guzman - jackie@postguam.com - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
US court grants motion to dismiss tourist’s false-arrest claims http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87938-us-court-grants-motion-to-dismiss-tourist-s-false-arrest-claims http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87938-us-court-grants-motion-to-dismiss-tourist-s-false-arrest-claims

DISTRICT Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona granted the motion of the U.S. government to dismiss without prejudice the complaints filed by a Chinese tourist who accused Customs and Border Protection officers of detaining her at the local airport because they suspected that she was pregnant.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Raquel C. Bagnol - raquel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
DPW says Route 36 pre-construction work ongoing http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87946-dpw-says-route-36-pre-construction-work-ongoing http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87946-dpw-says-route-36-pre-construction-work-ongoing

NOW that construction management has been selected, the Department of Public Works is pursuing the process of ensuring contract administration and construction quality for Route 36, a federally funded road project from Kingfisher to Bird Island.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Liberation Queen Christine Roque not able to take part in Guam parade http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87947-liberation-queen-christine-roque-not-able-to-take-part-in-guam-parade http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87947-liberation-queen-christine-roque-not-able-to-take-part-in-guam-parade

NEWLY crowned Liberation Queen Christine Roque was not able to participate in the 72nd Liberation Day celebration on Guam.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Woman gets 21 months for perjury http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87948-woman-gets-21-months-for-perjury http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/87948-woman-gets-21-months-for-perjury

THE federal court sentenced a woman to 21 months of imprisonment after she pled guilty to perjury for intentionally giving false testimony before a grand jury.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Raquel C. Bagnol - raquel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1000