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Pedestrian dead after being hit by car

Pedestrian dead after being hit by car

TURLEY Thomas, 28, died after being struck by a 20...

Cruz, Duenas get top spots as candidates draw ballot positions

Cruz, Duenas get top spots as candidates draw ballot positions

THE Guam Election Commission sailed through the ba...

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Medicaid funding bill passes

THE Guam Legislature yesterday voted to pass Bill ...

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Rosary, funeral for Pangelinan in Yoña church

ROSARIES for the late Sen. Vicente (ben) Cabrera P...

GEDA: DSEIS has no financing strategy for buildup

GEDA: DSEIS has no financing strategy for buildup

Warns of ‘tax leakage’

THE Guam Economic Developmen...

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    On with the election

    The commission’s objectives include the provision of a fair, honest and orderly election for the citizens of Guam. It cannot be in a position of favoring or hindering candidates. Keeping a candidate who is qualified Read more...

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    Farewell, Sen. Ben

    During his time in public service, Pangelinan was tireless and outspoken in his efforts to act in the best interests of the people. He was particularly passionate about Chamorro self-determination and the responsible, Read more...

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    Expedite tabulator purchase

    We are, however, concerned about the timing. The primary election is less than two months away and the general election will take place in about four months. We understand the election commission is well into the procu Read more...

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    The Middle East and American foreign policy

    The experts that I read regularly all ask for historical and geographical evaluations and diplomatic perspectives on critical matters for Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, and for many other troubled areas in the Muslim wor Read more...

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    More freedom in America!

    Citizens deserve open government every day. Further, people in this country have a right to be heard and the right of access to government information.Long ago, one of my buddy-colleagues said, "what our democratic sys Read more...

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    A letter to senators on the minimum wage

    Thank you for your recent posting of the minimum wage testimonies online for public access. As Guam Chamber of Commerce Chairman Peter Sgro mentioned in his email after the panel discussion yesterday, I would like to a Read more...

  • Editorial

  • Letter to editor

  • Lifestyle & Entertainment

  • Business

  • No Image Available
    On with the election

    The commission’s objectives include the provision of a fair, honest and orderly election for the citizens of Guam. It cannot be in a position of favoring or hindering candidates. Keeping a candidate who is qualified Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Farewell, Sen. Ben

    During his time in public service, Pangelinan was tireless and outspoken in his efforts to act in the best interests of the people. He was particularly passionate about Chamorro self-determination and the responsible, Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Expedite tabulator purchase

    We are, however, concerned about the timing. The primary election is less than two months away and the general election will take place in about four months. We understand the election commission is well into the procu Read more...

  • No Image Available
    The Middle East and American foreign policy

    The experts that I read regularly all ask for historical and geographical evaluations and diplomatic perspectives on critical matters for Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, and for many other troubled areas in the Muslim wor Read more...

  • No Image Available
    More freedom in America!

    Citizens deserve open government every day. Further, people in this country have a right to be heard and the right of access to government information.Long ago, one of my buddy-colleagues said, "what our democratic sys Read more...

  • No Image Available
    A letter to senators on the minimum wage

    Thank you for your recent posting of the minimum wage testimonies online for public access. As Guam Chamber of Commerce Chairman Peter Sgro mentioned in his email after the panel discussion yesterday, I would like to a Read more...

Epperson wins Spirit of 76 race

Epperson wins Spirit of 76 race

EARLY on July 4, the Guam Running Club held its 42...

Sugahara, Santos run Oceania Half-Marathon

Sugahara, Santos run Oceania Half-Marathon

DURING the weekend, the Gold Coast Airport Maratho...

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IOC to be informed of new Oceania continental games

PORT MORESBY (PACNEWS) – The International Olympic...

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Philippine teams win at regional softball championships

DURING the softball Asia Pacific Regional Champion...

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Community First, Guam Running Club to host clinic

(CFGFCU) – Community First Guam Federal Credit Uni...

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BY PAM EASTLICK

Typhoons and sunsets

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 03:00am

I know you may be a little tired of global-warming stories (so tired, in fact, that we've now renamed it “climate change”) so I thought we'd have a look at the weather instead.I'm certainly getting a little antsy about our weather and wondering when the next big typhoon is going to get us. Some researchers at City Universi...

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BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Guam Carnival features

Wednesday, 09 Jul 2014 03:00am

I had a blast down at the Liberation Carnival this past Sunday as we saluted America with an amazing fireworks show. I want to definitely tip my hat to whomever is running the show this year because, no offense, this year’s fireworks are the best ones we seen in a while. Thanks going out to everyone who partied with us at th...

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BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

The Pumpkin fight and other early school memories

I did not want to fight, so I ran to my house. My father had been watching fro...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Dancing pasts, dancing futures

Organized by the group Pa’a Taotao Tano’, it features dance houses or “g...


BY DR. VINCE AKIMOTO

Aging gracefully on Guam

His 34-week gestation Fruit of the Loom white Tee-shirt pot belly scraped the ...


BY ELIZABETH HAMILTON

Help your children develop their talents

Some psychologists even say that one of the main jobs parents have is to help ...


BY RON MCNINCH

Romeo, Romeo. Who art thou really?

For example, Jonathan Diaz ran for Congress a couple of years ago while employ...




BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Fulfilling a Chamorro dream

Monday, 30 Jun 2014 03:00am

In 1995, they started applying to live on the land our ancestors left us. Some people got land. Sadly, 8,600 Chamorro families are still waiting.For 20 years the dream of the late Sen. Paul Bordallo went unrealized. He created the Chamorro Land Trust Act. He took all the unused government land and placed it in trust for the Ch...

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What strikes me the most, beyond our shared histories and cultures, is the talent we have. I believe our island – and all of Micronesia – can learn from the Philippines in how to nurture our talent, create industries around the arts and humanities, and showcase our people to the world. Too often, we look to the United Stat...

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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Another successful school year

Spring is a time for growth, rebirth and graduations. On our little slice of h...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Grow with Guam

Kim Solomon, a teacher at George Washington High School, said, “A lot of peo...


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Guam is growing; grow with Guam

Thank you for this opportunity to speak with you today. The governor and I are...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Economic growth is for you

All around we feel the activity. We can see that Guam is busier. Look at the t...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

It’s time to move forward

I’ll be sending word to Washington in the coming days that Guam’s governor...