Insular Areas Budget Request for Fiscal Year 1990

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Page 265 - Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States of America...
Page 265 - The Government of the United States will assist the Government of the Northern Mariana Islands in its efforts to achieve a progressively higher standard of living for its people as part of the American economic community and to develop the economic resources needed to meet the financial responsibilities of local self-government.
Page 675 - Committee on several issues relating to the Compact of Free Association. These requests have arisen from the experience of the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands during the first two years of the Compact relationship. The first two problem areas pertain to relief for the radiologically impacted...
Page 382 - October 5, 1983, the presidents of the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands called for construction of the proposed nursing school.
Page 266 - Covenant by the United States will constitute an authorization for the appropriation of a pro-rata share of the funds provided under Section 702 for the period between the effective date of this Section and the beginning of the next succeeding fiscal year.
Page 260 - German Period" was a relatively short one, as Japan seized the Northern Marianas in 1914 as a result of World War I. In 1920, the League of Nations formalized this wartime seizure by placing the Northern Marianas (exclusive of Guam), as well as the Carolines and the Marshalls. under a League of Nations Mandate to Japan. The "Japanese Period," which lasted until 1944, was one of extensive civil, military and commercial development in the Northern Marianas, and some of the former infrastructure, such...
Page 42 - Hicronesian jurisdictions that once comprised the Trust Territory. The Republic of Palau is the last island group that remains in the Trust Territory. The budget request assumes that the remaining obstacles to Palau joining the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia as sovereign nations in free association with the United States can be overcome during 1989. We, therefore, request no funds for the Republic of Palau within this account, but rather are budgeting for...
Page 269 - Agreement of the Special Representatives on Future United States Financial Assistance for the Government of the Northern Mariana Islands...
Page 260 - Spaniards in these islands, and the conversion of the indigenous population to Christianity (Catholicism) began. This was a period of continuous revolt in the indigenous population (referred to as Chamorros) being banished to Guam. Only a few inhabitants escaped this banishment by hiding in caves in Rota. From Guam, some of the exiled Chamorros from the Northern Marianas moved and settled in Yap and Palau.
Page 261 - During the Japanese era, the Japanese civil population numbered around 30,000, mostly concentrated in the well-developed "city" of Garapan, and in the sugar and other processing areas of Chalan Kanoa and Susupe. The Japanese military population, which was very small...

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