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Calendar iconUpdated September 27, 2021

Michael serves as the CNMI Secretary of Commerce, overseeing the governmental department tasked with regulating and providing oversight to commercial practices within the CNMI. Michael manages a staff of thirty-five employees that are responsible for regulating banks, remittances, currency exchange, insurance, foreign investments, measurable commodities, fueling stations, liquor establishments, as well as a host of other industries. Michael is also responsible for attracting and regulating new foreign investments into the CNMI which includes overseeing the Foreign Investment Review Committee. Prior to returning to Saipan in 2007 Michael worked for several years on the US mainland in the private sector as a corporate trainer for AT&T and as the manager of a call center for a Fortune 1000 company that assists financial institutions and small businesses better manage, grow and promote their businesses. Michael attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where he received a Bachelors degree in Sociology. Michael holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is pursuing a Doctorate of Executive Management from Colorado Technical University.

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The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs applauds the Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) on completing its 33rd annual conference, held virtually from August 29 to September 2, 2022. More than 500 government financial accountability officials attended...

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Palau Economic Brief Documents (2022)

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The 2022 Palau Economic Brief and Presentation is produced annually to present an independent assessment of the Republic of Palau’s economic performance and policy environment, as well as independently verified economic statistics

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Assistant Secretary, Carmen G. Cantor, Welcomes APIPA 2022 Conference Participants

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Carmen G. Cantor, Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs, gives a warm welcome APIPA 2022 Conference participants.

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