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2014-02-26 23:32:53

Clients can now obtain essential court records from these United States territories. Court record searches that are offered by EvictionRecords.com for these territories include eviction records, county criminal records and sex offender checks. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 People can now use EvictionRecords.com in order to obtain essential vital records from Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands. Many companies do not offer court records searches for these U.S. territories, but...

2014-02-21 23:01:17

National VOAD has announced that the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has established a VOAD, making it the 56th State/Territory VOAD. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has announced that the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has established a VOAD, making it the 56th State/Territory VOAD. The 111 total Members of National VOAD – including 56 state/territory Members and 55 national Member organizations – represent a...

2013-11-25 16:21:14

HONOLULU, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced today that Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (Matson) will raise its rates for the company's Guam/Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) and Micronesia services by $275 for both westbound and eastbound containers, effective January 26, 2014. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board and the Federal Maritime Commission. The rate...

2013-07-31 16:25:19

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Island Areas: 2010 Census Detailed Crosstabulations (Part 1) -- This file contains 2010 Census data showing crosstabulations of demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics. Social and economic characteristics are crosstabulated by age, sex, ethnic origin or race (in the Pacific Islands) and race and Hispanic or Latino origin (in the U.S. Virgin Islands). Housing characteristics are crosstabulated by age of...

2013-02-06 00:21:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6: OVERSEAS TERRITORIES Profile America -- Wednesday, February 6th. On this date in 1899, the Senate ratified the Treaty of Paris, concluding the Spanish-American War of 1898. The treaty, negotiated in Paris the previous December, was opposed by 27 senators; not opposed to...

2011-06-22 08:51:00

Pew applauds APIL resolution to protect threatened species WASHINGTON, June, 22 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Pacific Island Legislatures (APIL) issued a resolution last week stressing the need for additional actions to protect sharks. The resolution, reached at APIL's general assembly conference in Palau, states that the association agrees with "protective legislation in Palau, Hawaii, CNMI [Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands] and Guam." The approved...

2009-01-21 11:53:00

SAIPAN, M.P., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman Jose Lifoifoi of the United Micronesia Development Association ("UMDA"), through his attorneys David Lujan and Edward Arriola, filed a motion in Superior Court for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands yesterday to dismiss claims filed against Chairman Lifoifoi and other UMDA directors by companies affiliated with Robert Pfaff and John Larson. Robert Pfaff and John Larson are convicted felons who UMDA brought suit against in...

2008-12-09 20:58:00

SAIPAN, M.P., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Micronesia Development Association, Inc. ("UMDA") announced today that it has reached a settlement with Deloitte & Touche in a civil suit in the Superior Court of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands ("CNMI") relating to harm done to UMDA by company insiders during a time when Deloitte served as auditor and accountant. UMDA has received a mid seven-figure settlement from Deloitte and Deloitte & Touche entities in both...

2008-10-21 15:00:21

Fitch Ratings has placed $16.5 million in outstanding Commonwealth Ports Authority (CPA), Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), airport revenue bonds, 1998 senior series A, on Rating Watch Negative. The bonds are currently rated 'CCC'. Fitch's 'CCC' category rating indicates that default is a real possibility. Capacity for meeting financial commitments is solely reliant upon sustained, favorable business or economic conditions. The series 1998 bonds are secured by a pledge of...

2008-10-12 12:00:14

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, CMC - Residents here were jolted by a strong earthquake Saturday morning.The magnitude 6.1 tremor was centred about 78 km (49 miles) north northwest of here, was also felt in the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.The quake, the strongest to affect Puerto Rico in 20 years, struck on the 90th anniversary of the worst...