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Reports of sex abuse of minors remain high

ACCORDING to latest data from the Healing Hearts C...

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Ballots printed, Agat vice mayor race heats up

Provision unclear in case of tie

IT'S official – th...

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FSM Congress appropriates $1.5M for Chuuk and Yap typhoon relief

US estimates $8M worth of damage to infrastructure...

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LGBT advocate to Calvo: Stand on right side of history

A CHAMORRO member of the Human Rights Campaign (HR...

Suspect reportedly admits to sex with 13-year-old

Suspect reportedly admits to sex with 13-year-old

A 29-year-old man is behind bars after a 13-year-o...

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    Hazardous waste facility a successful operation

    The facility is operated by the Guam Solid Waste Authority and opened Jan. 23. It provides a responsible, environmentally sound method for the disposal of household waste including motor oil, auto coolant and other aut Read more...

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    Stop underage drinking

    The mayors have agreed to partner with the Department of Youth Affairs and the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center to promote awareness of the Guam Social Host Act which prohibits adults over the age of 21 from Read more...

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    Thanks to sustainability conference organizers

    The conference is organized by the University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability and was preceded by a two-day pre-conference dealing specifically with climate change and water and wastewater issues.The conferenc Read more...

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    Thank you for typhoon relief donations

    Both Gov. Tony Ganngiyan and I are deeply moved by your kind and generous donations to assist in this humanitarian effort and we express to you all our deep and heartfelt appreciation on behalf of all the people of the Read more...

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    Love not a legal element of marriage

    William Pesch, the attorney for the first same-sex couple to seek to marry on Guam, recently stated that his clients “want to celebrate their mutual love through marriage.”However, what Pesch and other same-sex mar Read more...

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    Open letter to Mark Cuong-Benavente

    You, an islander, should think twice of the words you speak. Your derogatory remarks toward our neighboring island sisters and brothers of the FSM is uncalled for. This is not how a true islander should act. I am sure Read more...

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    Hazardous waste facility a successful operation

    The facility is operated by the Guam Solid Waste Authority and opened Jan. 23. It provides a responsible, environmentally sound method for the disposal of household waste including motor oil, auto coolant and other aut Read more...

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    Stop underage drinking

    The mayors have agreed to partner with the Department of Youth Affairs and the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center to promote awareness of the Guam Social Host Act which prohibits adults over the age of 21 from Read more...

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    Thanks to sustainability conference organizers

    The conference is organized by the University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability and was preceded by a two-day pre-conference dealing specifically with climate change and water and wastewater issues.The conferenc Read more...

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    Thank you for typhoon relief donations

    Both Gov. Tony Ganngiyan and I are deeply moved by your kind and generous donations to assist in this humanitarian effort and we express to you all our deep and heartfelt appreciation on behalf of all the people of the Read more...

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    Love not a legal element of marriage

    William Pesch, the attorney for the first same-sex couple to seek to marry on Guam, recently stated that his clients “want to celebrate their mutual love through marriage.”However, what Pesch and other same-sex mar Read more...

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    Open letter to Mark Cuong-Benavente

    You, an islander, should think twice of the words you speak. Your derogatory remarks toward our neighboring island sisters and brothers of the FSM is uncalled for. This is not how a true islander should act. I am sure Read more...

Garcia’s hat trick gives Geckos the edge

Garcia’s hat trick gives Geckos the edge

THE rainy weather couldn’t slow down Jalana Garcia...

Royals sting Islanders in second half

Royals sting Islanders in second half

THE ND Royals were in serious need of some offense...

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Guam draws Group D for qualifier

(GFA) – FIFA World Cup fever spiked for about an h...

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Get ready for a smokin’ weekend

(GIR) – The 2015 Smokin’ Wheels Racing Weekend and...

Islanders escape Royals in two sets

Islanders escape Royals in two sets

IIAAG boys’ volleyball action continued Tuesday ni...

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Youthfest
Jimmy Roy Reyes, 6, stands by as his brother Peter Reyes, 5, has his face painted during the 5th Annual Islandwide Youth Fest hosted by Sanctuary Inc. yesterday at the Agana Shopping Center.
Photo by Matt Weiss / Variety

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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Marriage issue warrants careful consideration

Monday, 20 Apr 2015 03:00am

It was just Tuesday afternoon when my office received the lawsuit. It was Wednesday when the attorney general sent her memo, which was based on the Ninth Circuit's decision on Latta v. Otter. Unfortunately, on that same day I was heading to meetings with federal officials in California.I’ve instructed my legal team to resear...

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BY PAUL ZERZAN

Will Guam ever face a food crisis?

Monday, 20 Apr 2015 03:00am

It may seem inconceivable that a combination of events (either natural or man-made) could threaten Guam with famine but similar thinking led to the greatest military disaster in American history, the fall of the Philippines in 1942.The Philippine islands are blessed with fertile soil and a year-round growing season. They are c...

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Home upgrades

Some houses may remain on the market for months and in worst case scenarios, e...


BY ZALDY DANDAN

A very bad idea

Recently, a life-size statue of Mabini was erected on public property in the G...


BY MAR-VIC CAGURANGAN

Social evolution

During a gubernatorial forum in April last year, the Republican governor made ...


BY JUAN FLORES

Reducing the incidence of child abuse

How can we help the adult relatives and friends of children identify and addre...


BY SEN. MARY CAMACHO TORRES

Our turn to lead a balanced growth

During the burgeoning years of Guam’s tourism industry, my father, Gov. Carl...