By Barbara Brown
(Tumon, Guam) Acting Gov. Arnold I. Palacios of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has directed the closure of schools and the government throughout the NMI Monday, October 21.
The Northern Marianas College also will be closed Monday, according to governor's spokesman Kevin Bautista.
For more information on these developments, please read Mr. Palacios's memorandum to the CNMI government below: