Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:58:35 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Court orders psychiatric evaluation for murder suspect http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92355-court-orders-psychiatric-evaluation-for-murder-suspect http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92355-court-orders-psychiatric-evaluation-for-murder-suspect

JUDGE Teresa Kim-Tenorio ordered a psychiatric examination on Thursday for Sylvestre R. Sablan who was charged with murdering his wife, Ana Maria Pialur Limes, in April 2015.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Bill to prohibit use of cell phones by drivers http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92347-bill-to-prohibit-use-of-cell-phones-by-drivers http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92347-bill-to-prohibit-use-of-cell-phones-by-drivers

HOUSE Minority Leader Edmund Villagomez will introduce House Bill 20-8, which proposes to prohibit the use of cell phones when driving a vehicle.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Joe C. Ayuyu named Guam Business Magazine’s 2016 Executive of the Year http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92357-joe-c-ayuyu-named-guam-business-magazine-s-2016-executive-of-the-year http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92357-joe-c-ayuyu-named-guam-business-magazine-s-2016-executive-of-the-year

TUMON, Guam (Press Release) — Jose C. “Joe” Ayuyu, president and owner of McDonald’s of Guam and Saipan, RJ Corp. and RJ Guam LLC, was named the Guam Business Magazine 2016 Executive of the Year at the annual Guam Business Magazine Executive of the Year award gala held at the Hyatt Regency Guam.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Jun ‘Tragic’ arrested for ice trafficking http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92359-jun-tragic-arrested-for-ice-trafficking http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92359-jun-tragic-arrested-for-ice-trafficking

XIA Jun, also known as Jun “Tragic,” has been arrested on charges of trafficking and illegal possession of a controlled substance — ice.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Long wait for newly arrived tourists at Saipan airport http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92360-long-wait-for-newly-arrived-tourists-at-saipan-airport http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92360-long-wait-for-newly-arrived-tourists-at-saipan-airport

ARRIVING tourists on Saipan have to wait several hours to be cleared by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport, Marianas Visitors Authority Managing Director Chris Concepcion told Variety.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Torres upbeat about Trump http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92361-torres-upbeat-about-trump http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92361-torres-upbeat-about-trump

GOVERNOR Ralph D.L.G. Torres is optimistic that his fellow Republican, President Donald Trump, will fulfill his promise to give the CNMI a voice in the national political process.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
AG announces Toyota frame class action settlement http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/92367-ag-announces-toyota-frame-class-action-settlement http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/92367-ag-announces-toyota-frame-class-action-settlement

(Press Release) — The Office of the Attorney General announces that a preliminary class action settlement agreement has been entered into by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., concerning 2005-2010 Toyota Tacoma, 2007-2008 Tundra, and 2005-2008 Sequoia vehicles.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured Community Bulletin CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Veterans Affairs announces new rule http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/92369-veterans-affairs-announces-new-rule http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/92369-veterans-affairs-announces-new-rule

WASHINGTON (Press Release) — The Department of Veterans Affairs has published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured Community Bulletin CNMI Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000