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  • Candidates face off: Bordallo, Metcalfe debate immigration, veterans issues

    Micronesia News
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Democratic Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo and Republican candidate Margaret Metcalfe faced off yesterday at the Pacific Star Resort and Spa in Tumon during a forum presented by the Rotary Club of Guam. The two candidates for Guam delegate answered questions that included their views on the Compact of Free Association and veterans affairs.
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  • Candidates face off: Bordallo, Metcalfe debate immigration, veterans issues

    23 Oct 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Democratic Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo and Republican candidate Margaret Metcalfe faced off yesterday at the Pacific Star Resort and Spa in Tumon during a forum presented by the Rotary Club of Guam. The two candidates for Guam delegate answered questions that included their views on the Compact of Free Association and veterans affairs.
  • Concerns over Kiribati's reduction of US tuna fishing access

    23 Oct 2014 | 5:44 am
    Tuna industry leaders in American Samoa say Kiribati's decision to reduce the fishing days it is offering the United States will be devastating for the local community. The rich waters of Kiribati are vital to American Samoa and to the Pago Pago-based US tuna fleet, which used 5,000 fishing days last year.
  • IOM receives $750,000 from the US government

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:52 pm
    KOLONIA, Pohnpei-The U.S. government has awarded the International Organization for Migration $750,000 to fund for 24 months its program "Combatting Trafficking in Persons in Micronesia through the Establishment of Protection Framework for Victims of Trafficking". Serving the Marshall Island, Palau, and the FSM, this program will enhance victim protection and train investigators and prosecutors of trafficking in persons cases.
  • Micro Cup races begin Saturday

    21 Oct 2014 | 4:52 am
    Guam will host the 16th Annual Micronesian Cup Oct. 25-26 at the beach fronting Hotel Santa Fe and Onward Beach Resort.
  • Zika Virus, French Polynesia, South Pacific, 2013

    20 Oct 2014 | 5:38 pm
    To the Editor: We wish to clarify an inaccuracy in a letter in Emerging Infectious Diseases by Cao-Lormeau et al. . The authors state "In 2007, the first ZIKV outbreak reported outside Africa and Asia was retrospectively documented from biological samples from patients on Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia, North Pacific, who had received an incorrect diagnosis of dengue virus ."
 
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