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2014-04-29 12:28:18

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 1,339 business establishments in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands generated $1.3 billion in sales, employed 14,215 people and paid $208.4 million in annual payroll, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Every five years, the economic census provides...

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...

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...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.