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Williams denies any involvement in ‘cooler-gate’

ATTORNEY Vanessa Williams denied that she offered ...

Woman at odds with Fish and Wildlife over access to property

Woman at odds with Fish and Wildlife over access to property

LAND owner Melvia Artero Cafky has spent the last ...

GDOE assures parents it is addressing student fight videos

GDOE assures parents it is addressing student fight videos

THE Guam Department of Education and the Guam Educ...

Vice speaker asks OPA to conduct audit of Tiyan casino

Vice speaker asks OPA to conduct audit of Tiyan casino

VICE Speaker Benjamin J.F. Cruz, the acting financ...

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Ex-seminarian wants Apuron to step down

JOHN Toves, who recently accused Archbishop Anthon...

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    A day of thanks

    We would be remiss if we did not take the time to acknowledge the many blessings in our lives and to be grateful for them. Often in this space we discuss the many problems and challenges in the community, and while the Read more...

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    Investigate election ‘coolergate’

    The Guam Election Commission has rightly turned the matter over to the Office of the Attorney General and we understand federal law enforcement officials are investigating. The matter should not be allowed to simply fa Read more...

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    Credibility and priorities

    The vote came less than three weeks after the general election which returned all but three of the current senators to the 33rd Guam Legislature.It also came less than 11 months after legislators, Democrats and Republi Read more...

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    2014 Guam taxpayer prayer of Thanksgiving

    And wonder why our taxes melt like ice cream in the sun.It’s once again that time of year to thank all those involvedIn making sure our problems will continue unresolved.We offer thanks to GPA. We often spot their cr Read more...

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    We failed that baby

    John J. T. Castro may have been found not guilty in the murder trial of his then-girlfriend’s 23-month-old baby, but someone punched that tiny girl in her stomach so hard that it ruptured her intestine and killed her Read more...

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    Play cancellation unnecessary, unfair to students

    It should have been a night full of anticipation and nervous energy and bittersweet sensations, as the 57 actors and techies performed for the final time for their family, relatives, friends and the island public. This Read more...

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    A day of thanks

    We would be remiss if we did not take the time to acknowledge the many blessings in our lives and to be grateful for them. Often in this space we discuss the many problems and challenges in the community, and while the Read more...

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    Investigate election ‘coolergate’

    The Guam Election Commission has rightly turned the matter over to the Office of the Attorney General and we understand federal law enforcement officials are investigating. The matter should not be allowed to simply fa Read more...

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    Credibility and priorities

    The vote came less than three weeks after the general election which returned all but three of the current senators to the 33rd Guam Legislature.It also came less than 11 months after legislators, Democrats and Republi Read more...

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    2014 Guam taxpayer prayer of Thanksgiving

    And wonder why our taxes melt like ice cream in the sun.It’s once again that time of year to thank all those involvedIn making sure our problems will continue unresolved.We offer thanks to GPA. We often spot their cr Read more...

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    We failed that baby

    John J. T. Castro may have been found not guilty in the murder trial of his then-girlfriend’s 23-month-old baby, but someone punched that tiny girl in her stomach so hard that it ruptured her intestine and killed her Read more...

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    Play cancellation unnecessary, unfair to students

    It should have been a night full of anticipation and nervous energy and bittersweet sensations, as the 57 actors and techies performed for the final time for their family, relatives, friends and the island public. This Read more...

Wings Red repeat as U17A youth soccer champions

Wings Red repeat as U17A youth soccer champions

(GFA) – With the conclusion of the Triple J Auto G...

Lombard takes overall win in Tour of Guam

Lombard takes overall win in Tour of Guam

(GCF) – The Tour of Guam, Guam’s signature cycling...

Oceanview repeat champs of FD Masters

Oceanview repeat champs of FD Masters

FOR a team that has only been in the FD Masters Ba...

Iriarte, Fong medal in Asia-Pacific Jiu Jitsu Tournament

Iriarte, Fong medal in Asia-Pacific Jiu Jitsu Tournament

(GSPN) – Good friends Jason “JD” Iriarte and Marco...

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Connelly, Truman Elementary to be recognized

(GCPFS) – Madeline “Ronni” Connelly and Truman Ele...

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Thanksgiving essay contest winner
Representatives of the Marianas Variety-Guam and contest sponsors presented prizes and a certificate to Mara Oneichu, the winner of Variety’s Thanksgiving essay contest, on Tuesday at Agueda Johnston Middle School in Ordot.
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BY PAUL ZERZAN

Racketeering by the Guam Legislature?

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 03:00am

According to Wikipedia, a racket is a service that is fraudulently offered to solve a problem, such as for a problem that does not actually exist, that will not be put into effect or that would not otherwise exist if the racket were not to exist. Conducting a racket is racketeering.Guam has problems in public education, public...

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BY PAM EASTLICK

Feeding frenzy

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 03:00am

We don't think about plants much, but they form the base of all food chains and without plants, there would be no animals. Noble words, but have you noticed something kind of scary? What has happened to all the citrus fruit in the grocery store? Where I shop, the selection has dwindled from five or six different kinds of orang...

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BY KYLE MANDAPAT

What I’m thankful for

Well, it is Thanksgiving week. In fact, in case you have either been living un...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Let the holiday season begin

Some of us will stuff ourselves as if we were the turkey, feel uncomfortable a...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Nation follows nation

This includes speeches, poetry, writings, testimonies and even sermons. One bo...


BY DR. VINCE AKIMOTO

American Medical Center telemedicine facility

Currently, the U.S. federal government recognizes Guam as a medically underser...


BY ELIZABETH HAMILTON

Help your children develop their language skills

However, many parents may not be aware of this nor the important role they pla...




BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Join prayer for peace

Monday, 17 Nov 2014 03:00am

There’s a plaque on my desk that reminds me every day to look to the Lord for guidance in all I do as a governor, father, husband, son and brother.It’s a very simple wooden plaque. On it is etched one word: pray.I grew up in the Catholic faith and as a Christian I believe that when two or more of us get together in prayer,...

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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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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Believe in Guam; express yourself; grow your talent

What strikes me the most, beyond our shared histories and cultures, is the tal...


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...