News & Events

Interior Provides $1 Million in Grants for Natural and Cultural Resource Protection in the Pacific

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2017) – Interior Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has made available $1,003,787 for natural and cultural resource protection in the U.S. Insular Areas.  The funds will support a wide variety of initiatives which include watershed management, GIS skills development, radar monitoring and marine protected areas surveillance, youth education ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates 241st U.S. Independence Day

(U.S. Embassy, Kolonia) The U.S. Embassy in the FSM marked the 241st anniversary of United States Independence with a Fourth of July Celebration on the Embassy grounds.  U.S. citizens, veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families, dignitaries from the FSM and Pohnpei governments, members of the Diplomatic Corps, Non-Governmental Organizations, and other agencies ...
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FSM and U.S. Officials Lift Suspension on Compact Public Infrastructure Grant Funding

HONOLULU, HI (June 30, 2017) – Delegations representing the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the United States of America (U.S.) reached an agreement that enables $150 million of public infrastructure assistance to be used for projects across the four FSM states of Chuuk, Pohnpei, Yap, and Kosrae, as provided for under U.S. Public Law 108-188 ...
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FSM Student Appointed into the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

On June 9th, 2017 Ambassador Robert A. Riley presented a certificate of appointment from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to Xavier High School graduate Ryback Malakai. Ryback is the son of Scotty and Grace Malakai from Mwoakilloa, Pohnpei. Prior to attending Xavier, Ryback attended Sokehs Powe Elementary school. His hobbies include volleyball, table tennis, and ...
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