Civil Beat Categories

Micronesia

Showing 10 of 152 results.
Report: Nuclear Waste Dome Not In Immediate Danger U.S. Department of Energy

Report: Nuclear Waste Dome Not In Immediate Danger

But Marshall Islands leaders still have doubts about the safety of the Runit Dome.
US Treaty Renegotiations With Pacific Nations Kick Off Virtually

US Treaty Renegotiations With Pacific Nations Kick Off Virtually

The economic aspects of the Compacts of Free Association are expiring and the U.S. wants to renegotiate the terms this year.
Guam Asks To Pause Migration From Pacific Nations During Virus Crisis Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Guam Asks To Pause Migration From Pacific Nations During Virus Crisis

The U.S. has also named negotiators for the treaties with three Pacific nations that officials say are critical to American national security interests.
Interior Official Pushing To Renew COFA Treaties This Year Despite Obstacles U.S. DOI/2019

Interior Official Pushing To Renew COFA Treaties This Year Despite Obstacles

Doug Domenech says the U.S. is “on the cusp” of extending agreements with three Micronesian nations.

Guam Residents Compensated For World War II Atrocities Decades Later Anita Hofschneider for AP

Guam Residents Compensated For World War II Atrocities Decades Later

About 3,000 islanders are expected to get payments ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 for their suffering at the hands of Japan during World War II.
How A Nuclear Waste Site 2,800 Miles Away Became A Hawaii Priority Tamara Greenstone Alefaio

How A Nuclear Waste Site 2,800 Miles Away Became A Hawaii Priority

The Runit Dome in the Marshall Islands is cracked and in danger of spilling its radioactive contents into the Pacific Ocean.
Renegotiate Treaties With Micronesia To Help Micronesia US Embassy Kolonia/White House

Renegotiate Treaties With Micronesia To Help Micronesia

The U.S. should move now to amend and extend funding through the Compacts of Free Association with three island nations.
Georgia Adoption Consultants Helped Honolulu Lawyer Place Marshallese Babies Screenshot/2019

Georgia Adoption Consultants Helped Honolulu Lawyer Place Marshallese Babies

The Christian referral service said it didn't know Marshallese women were flying to the U.S. for adoptions, but the materials it sent to adoptive parents on behalf of attorney Laurie Loomis made it clear.
US Ramps Up Attention On Micronesia To Curb China’s Expanding Influence

US Ramps Up Attention On Micronesia To Curb China’s Expanding Influence

Some want the Trump administration to act with more urgency in renegotiating existing treaties, which provide critical support to the tiny island nations.

Rep. Case Demands Hawaii Be Paid Millions More For COFA Costs Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Rep. Case Demands Hawaii Be Paid Millions More For COFA Costs

If not, the congressman says renewal of the U.S treaties with three Micronesian nations may be at risk.