OLDER AMERICANS MONTH: The Kagman High School Ayuyu Battalion, acting governor Victor B. Hocog, Man’amko King Carmelito Asuncion, and Man’amko Queen Solidad Cabrera pose for a photo at the proclamation signing designating the month of May as Older Americans Month held yesterday at the Office on Aging. (Kimberly A. Bautista)

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Bishop Camacho faces another sex abuse suit

A 65-year-old former altar boy has filed a $5-million lawsuit in federal court in Guam against Bishop Emeritus for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in the NMI Tomas A. Camacho for allegedly sexually abusing him when he was 10 years old at Mongmong Parish in Guam. The plaintiff who identified himself as B.C. to protect his privacy, is also suing the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Agana and 50 other unnamed entities and persons. B.C., through counsel David J. Lujan, is suing Camacho...

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Govendo dismisses charges against Ogumoro’s co-defendant Manglona

Superior Court Associate Judge Kenneth L. Govendo dismissed yesterday the charges against Herman M. Manglona, the co-defendant of former Department of Public Safety deputy commissioner Ambrosio T. Ogumoro in the corruption case. Govendo made such decision after assistant attorney...

Imperial Pacific to pay CBF in 2 installments

Imperial Pacific International LLC would pay the Community Benefit Fund in two installments after the Commonwealth Lottery Commission granted their request of amending Section 16 (b) of the Casino License Agreement. The commission met on Tuesday to discuss if they would grant an...
Posted On Apr 28 2017

‘Trump EO on Antiquities Act good for CNMI and territories’

Rep. Angel A. Demapan (R-Saipan) lauded U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order that calls for the review of monument designations under the Antiquities Act, and called it a move in the right direction for the territories and its respective local communities. The review...

Other Local News

Bautista sentenced for conspiracy to commit visa fraud

The acting Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands Shawn N. Anderson announced that defendant Antonia Bautista was sentenced last April 20 in the U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood to two years probation and a $100 special...

Sports

CNMI Junior Tennis Team named

Nineteen players have been selected to represent the CNMI to the 2017 North Pacific Regional Championships that will be held in Guam in June. Named to the CNMI Junior National Team are U16’s Michael Ren, Ken Song, Vincent Tudela, Grace Choi, and Malika...

Business

Docomo Pacific’s Susupe branch is now open

Docomo Pacific’s Susupe branch opened its doors to the public on Thursday, promising an interactive experience for its customers. After operating in the CNMI for 15 year with one branch in Gualo Rai, the new branch in Susupe will bring a new experience to...

Opinion

Miseries of unplanned growth

When economic growth occurs there’s the natural expectation that it would lift all boats especially for its hosts in a clean and healthy environment. But a critical scrutiny of unbridled growth especially around the business center in Garapan has turned...

Letters to the Editor

Proud fellow exchange student

I read with great interest your article, “Ayuyu is mag’s exec of the year” posted on Jan. 23, 2017. Jose and I were friends while we were AFS exchange students in North Dakota in 1970-1971. I am eager to contact him and would appreciate your help very...