Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:42 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb NMI may face immigration woes in hosting Oceania events http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/70381-nmi-may-face-immigration-woes-in-hosting-oceania-events http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/70381-nmi-may-face-immigration-woes-in-hosting-oceania-events

THE Northern Marianas Athletics Association is pursuing its bid to host the next Oceania Athletics events here despite the challenge posed by the new immigration system on the participating athletes from foreign countries in the Pacific that don’t have visa waiver program with the U.S.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Sports CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Ex-CUC official: Waste-to-energy facility intended to be ‘sustainable’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70412-ex-cuc-official-waste-to-energy-facility-intended-to-be-sustainable http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70412-ex-cuc-official-waste-to-energy-facility-intended-to-be-sustainable

FOR Saipan ratepayer and former Commonwealth Utilities Corp. official, the waste-to-energy system is intended to be sustainable.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
OVR counselors to conduct outreach in Garapan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70409-ovr-counselors-to-conduct-outreach-in-garapan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70409-ovr-counselors-to-conduct-outreach-in-garapan

(Press Release) — Office of Vocational Rehabilitation counselors will be conducting an outreach activity at the Garapan Youth Development Center on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Inos ‘doing very well,’ ‘anxious to return home’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70424-inos-doing-very-well-anxious-to-return-home http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70424-inos-doing-very-well-anxious-to-return-home

GOVERNOR Eloy S. Inos cannot participate in the fora hosted by the Northern Marianas Descent Corp. on Saturday or the Saipan Chamber of Commerce on Monday, but he assured the public that he is doing very well and is anxious to return home soon.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
San Nicolas, Dela Cruz slam Cing http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70415-san-nicolas-dela-cruz-slam-cing http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70415-san-nicolas-dela-cruz-slam-cing

TINIAN Mayor Ramon Dela Cruz and former Attorney General Joey Patrick San Nicolas lambasted former Sen. David M. Cing for criticizing them.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Variety founder receives humanities lifetime achievement award http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70423-variety-founder-receives-humanities-lifetime-achievement-award http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70423-variety-founder-receives-humanities-lifetime-achievement-award

A TWIST of fate led a Palestinian artist in 1972 from pursuing animation in Japan to become the founder of what is still the NMI’s only independent newspaper.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Candidates for AG face off at forum http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70421-candidates-for-ag-face-off-at-forum http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70421-candidates-for-ag-face-off-at-forum

THE candidates for the islands’ first attorney general election — Edward Manibusan and Michael Evangelista — answered questions from members of the CNMI Bar Association which hosted a forum yesterday afternoon.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Andrew O. De Guzman - andrew@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Motorists to see more road improvements this year http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70406-motorists-to-see-more-road-improvements-this-year http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70406-motorists-to-see-more-road-improvements-this-year

AS the construction projects of the Department of Public Works continue to be implemented, motorists and pedestrians can expect to see more road improvements on island, according to DPW Secretary Martin Sablan.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - richelle@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Judge excludes key testimony in sexual assault case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70422-judge-excludes-key-testimony-in-sexual-assault-case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70422-judge-excludes-key-testimony-in-sexual-assault-case

SUPERIOR Court Judge Joseph N. Camacho excluded the testimony of the complaining witness and his mother as moved by the defense in the attempted sexual assault case against Allan Apatang Taitano, 44, whose jury trial is to start Oct. 27, 2014.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Andrew O. De Guzman - andrew@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000