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Manenggon Memorial Run tomorrow

Manenggon Memorial Run tomorrow

TOMORROW, 11-year-old Gavin Whitt will walk the pa...

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Japan delegates to participate in memorial ceremony

JAPANESE officials are currently on Guam to partic...

Jury deliberations on DeSoto case drag on

Jury deliberations on DeSoto case drag on

THE 12-member jury that heard the arguments in the...

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Maldives worker testifies on Seleznev’s arrest

A Maldivian hotel worker who witnessed the arrest ...

GDOE requests more funds, raises concerns over reserves

GDOE requests more funds, raises concerns over reserves

THE Guam Department of Education yesterday submitt...

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    Encourage renewable energy

    With the rising cost of oil, the resolve to develop real alternatives to fossil fuels has been strengthened. The rate of advances in renewables technology has quickened substantially in recent years, and the price and Read more...

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    Confidence makes for good news

    The first is Tuesday’s announcement by Ken Corp. that it plans to build a five-star, 300-room hotel near Hotel Nikko in Tumon. And yesterday, the GovGuam fiscal team was able to refinance $85 million in Guam Waterwor Read more...

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    Start at Adelup

    It was obvious that a lot of hard work went into the planning and set up so the public could enjoy the festivities. As is the case year after year, volunteers clearly devoted hours of tedious work and creativity to pro Read more...

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    Not so fast, Israel!

    At that time, the new state of Israel enjoyed considerable sympathy in Europe and in the United States – most likely as a result of guilt and shame over the Holocaust. And our support for Israel was based on a misund Read more...

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    A tribute to Guam’s liberators

    I took time out to create/adapt additional lyrics to the ever-popular “Uncle Sam, Please Come Back to Guam” song. I arranged the music for four-part a capella singing, and performed it before the vets and their fam Read more...

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    A tribute to my friend

    Ben and I have been very close friends for over 30 years. We started our friendship as employees for FHP, then as senatorial colleagues which grew to friendship forever. There are very few people that you can really sa Read more...

  • Editorial

  • Letter to editor

  • Lifestyle & Entertainment

  • Business

  • No Image Available
    Encourage renewable energy

    With the rising cost of oil, the resolve to develop real alternatives to fossil fuels has been strengthened. The rate of advances in renewables technology has quickened substantially in recent years, and the price and Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Confidence makes for good news

    The first is Tuesday’s announcement by Ken Corp. that it plans to build a five-star, 300-room hotel near Hotel Nikko in Tumon. And yesterday, the GovGuam fiscal team was able to refinance $85 million in Guam Waterwor Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Start at Adelup

    It was obvious that a lot of hard work went into the planning and set up so the public could enjoy the festivities. As is the case year after year, volunteers clearly devoted hours of tedious work and creativity to pro Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Not so fast, Israel!

    At that time, the new state of Israel enjoyed considerable sympathy in Europe and in the United States – most likely as a result of guilt and shame over the Holocaust. And our support for Israel was based on a misund Read more...

  • No Image Available
    A tribute to Guam’s liberators

    I took time out to create/adapt additional lyrics to the ever-popular “Uncle Sam, Please Come Back to Guam” song. I arranged the music for four-part a capella singing, and performed it before the vets and their fam Read more...

  • No Image Available
    A tribute to my friend

    Ben and I have been very close friends for over 30 years. We started our friendship as employees for FHP, then as senatorial colleagues which grew to friendship forever. There are very few people that you can really sa Read more...

Running Club holds 30th Liberation Mile Run

Running Club holds 30th Liberation Mile Run

ON MONDAY, the Guam Running Club held its 30th Ann...

Guam’s Guy is man of the hour

Guam’s Guy is man of the hour

Cunliffe ejected after spitting incident

ON WEDNESD...

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Yigolos defeat Chalan Pago Amigos

(BABL) – The Dongo Yigolos rallied for six runs in...

Masakada mauls Macau

Masakada mauls Macau

Guam national team advances to semis in Taipei

ON T...

Aquino finishes last at IAAF World Junior Championship

Aquino finishes last at IAAF World Junior Championship

AFTER winning the bronze medal in the 1,500-meter ...

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Getting it done
Ryan Kasperbauer is a University of Guam graduate student working as a pool attendant for the summer at the Onward Waterpark since April. He said he likes helping save peoples’ lives and interacting with all the tourists. Photo by Matt Weiss / Variety

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Property management

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 03:00am

If you fall in any of these categories, you may want to consider hiring a property manager. Making a decision to hire a property management company is a costly decision that some landlords are faced with, but when made it could be a huge asset to you and your business.The average cost on Guam for property management may range ...

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BY GINA TABONARES-REILLY

Pet costs

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 03:00am

I was astounded to know that four of the five pet owners got their dogs because their kids wanted them and not because the family planned to get one. They are all in unison in their complaint that they were stuck taking care of the pets that their children should have been caring for.All puppies and kittens are cute and irresi...

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BY MAR-VIC CAGURANGAN

The myth of the Dededo bloc

To be honest, I have no political strategy to offer the first-time candidates ...


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ADA implementation on Guam

The full intent of the ADA is to assure equality of opportunity, full particip...


BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Liberation themes

My column is a little late this week, but we made sure to get one out. I hope ...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Corals and sand

All we have to do is put on our snorkel and hop down to the beach, right?  We...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Tinta tears

Tinta is more difficult to find, as the path lies through jungle and cow field...




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...