Anita Hofschneider is a reporter covering the Pacific for Civil Beat. She previously covered city and state politics, land, social issues and the pandemic. Her work has won multiple national, regional and local awards.
Prior to starting at Civil Beat, Anita covered the 2013 Hawaii legislative session for the Associated Press and interned at the Wall Street Journal in New York. She graduated from Harvard with honors in 2012 and is originally from the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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Residents of Guam and American Samoa won’t be eligible for Social Security Insurance payments unless Congress chooses to act.
The difficulty in replacing U.S. entry receipts known as I-94 cards has made it tough for many migrants to get housing and jobs.
The Pacific sheath-tailed bat and the Guam tree snail are among the species that will benefit from the settlement.
Case counts have been rising in recent weeks, but hospitalization rates for Covid are still low.
The conference highlighted the particular climate change challenges faced by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific.
The U.S. recently appointed a new presidential special envoy to lead the negotiations with three Pacific nations.
No timeline was given for a revised environmental analysis that would lay out the specifics of the new training plan.
The governor of the U.S. territory said the Pentagon has agreed to remove plans for a heavy artillery range on Tinian.
The expansion of missile defense on Guam is part of several military projects planned or in progress for the Marianas archipelago.