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Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Group. Hagåtña, Guam. http://www .pacificnewscenter.com/ Politico.com. Arlington, Virginia. http://www.politico.com/ PreservationDirectory.com. Portland, Oregon. http://www.preservationdirectory .com Reuters. New York. http://www.reuters .com/ Saipan Tribune. Daily. Garapan, Saipan. http://www.saipantribune.com/ Stars and Stripes Guam. http://guam. stripes.com/ upi, United Press International. Washington, dc. http://www.upi.com/ Wall Street Journal. Daily, New York. http://online.wsj.com Whitman, Frank. 2012. Lobbying Group Formed to Promote Guam Build-Up. Marianas Business Journal, 27 February. Reported online at http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/ 2012/March/03-07-03.htm assist those who had migrated to the United States. The most significant political event of the period was the national election held on 21 November 2011. In the run-up to the balloting, numerous members of then-President and Iroij Jurelang Zedkaia's administration (including the president) formed a new political party, Kien Eo Am (kea, Your Government), and, in a break from previous attempts at party politics in the Marshall Islands, the group formalized its existence by selecting a party leader, Arno Senator Gerald Zackios. By the middle of October, kea announced that it had thirteen members, which, although short of the seventeen-member majority needed to control the Nitijela (Parliament), demonstrated a coordination of political determination rarely seen in the Marshall Islands. This effort apparently was not counterbalanced by the opposition senators, most of whom http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

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Group. Hagåtña, Guam. http://www .pacificnewscenter.com/ Politico.com. Arlington, Virginia. http://www.politico.com/ PreservationDirectory.com. Portland, Oregon. http://www.preservationdirectory .com Reuters. New York. http://www.reuters .com/ Saipan Tribune. Daily. Garapan, Saipan. http://www.saipantribune.com/ Stars and Stripes Guam. http://guam. stripes.com/ upi, United Press International. Washington, dc. http://www.upi.com/ Wall Street Journal. Daily, New York. http://online.wsj.com Whitman, Frank. 2012. Lobbying Group Formed to Promote Guam Build-Up. Marianas Business Journal, 27 February. Reported online at http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/ 2012/March/03-07-03.htm assist those who had migrated to the United States. The most significant political event of the period was the national election held on 21 November 2011. In the run-up to the balloting, numerous members of then-President and Iroij Jurelang Zedkaia's administration (including the president) formed a new political party, Kien Eo Am (kea, Your Government), and, in a break from previous attempts at party politics in the Marshall Islands, the group formalized its existence by selecting a party leader, Arno Senator Gerald Zackios. By the middle of October, kea announced that it had thirteen members, which, although short of the seventeen-member majority needed to control the Nitijela (Parliament), demonstrated a coordination of political determination rarely seen in the Marshall Islands. This effort apparently was not counterbalanced by the opposition senators, most of whom

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Published: Mar 27, 2013

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