American SamoaAmerican Samoa wants associate member status of the Pacific Islands Forum, after being an observer since 2011. Governor Lemanu Peleti Maunga said it was crucial for American Samoa to push for greater inclusion and that over the years, American Samoa's isolation from regional decision-making has contributed to a lack of adequate representation and support on relevant issues including climate change, public health, and economic development.
Northern Marianas (CNMI)CNMI’s only hospital has agreed to pay the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation US$525,000 a month . . .