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DESCRIPTION

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands United States of America Formerly party of the United Nations Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands became a Commonwealth of the United States in 1978. The Marianas are in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawai'i to the Philippines. Having achieved home rule status, residents have the right to a locally elected Governor and bicameral Legislature. The Northern Mariana Islands have a population (2005 est) of 80,362. Saipan, Tinian, and Rota are the only permanently populated islands. 90% of the island's population resides on Saipan. Tinian and Rota each have approximately 5% of the population.


INFO LINKS

Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Government

United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Election Commission

Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Governor


BOOKS

DISCUSSION

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MEDIA

Newspaper

Saipan Tribune


EVENTS

3/10/2012

Presidential Primary

CNMI Republican Presidential Caucus

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NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

Contributor

5/10/2008 12:00 pm

News

Bush signs (CNMI) federalization bill

ScottĀ³

2/23/2008 4:05 pm

News

Saipan GOP delegates pick McCain

Gerald Farinas

12/11/2007 5:00 pm

News

House increases controls on Marianas

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1/10/2007 10:00 am

News

Minimum-Wage Bill Stirs Controversy in Pacific Islands

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