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Torres reacts to Camacho’s endorsement

Torres reacts to Camacho’s endorsement

FORMER Port Authority of Guam General Manager and ...

Local businesses get boost from Valiant Shield exercise

Local businesses get boost from Valiant Shield exercise

WITH more than 3,000 service members stationed on ...

Gargarita gets 15-year sentence with credit for time served

Gargarita gets 15-year sentence with credit for time served

SUPERIOR Court of Guam Judge Maria Cenzon yesterda...

GMH probed over ‘questionable’ procurement

GMH probed over ‘questionable’ procurement

DURING a legislative oversight hearing yesterday, ...

Mall abductor gets 30 years

Mall abductor gets 30 years

THE 22-year-old man who abducted a woman from Micr...

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    Bill 398 a dangerous step backward

    The bill would allow establishments selling alcoholic drinks to serve such beverages until 4 a.m. provided there is "live entertainment."The bill would reverse the law requiring such establishments to stop serving alco Read more...

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    A walk for life

    While the loss of life before one’s time is always a tragedy, suicide is particularly sorrowful because it is so needless. For whatever reason, an individual sees his or her situation as so overwhelming and inescapab Read more...

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    Local kids’ TV show welcome

    The island’s four locally owned commercial TV stations will all carry the program throughout the week beginning Sept. 29. According to the show’s producers, their goal is to “affirm identity by inspiring a deep l Read more...

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    I hope I'm wrong

    A few days ago, President Obama, while laying out his nonstrategy for confronting the ISIS evildoers, assured us that ISIS (or his preferred term ISIL) "is not Islamic." Whoa! I'm having a bit of trouble wrapping my he Read more...

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    An appeal to the people of Guam

    As a sign of your commitment to our island please come and encourage others to come along with you. Walk for life! Support the 10th annual LifeWorks Guam candlelight memorial service in memory of loved ones that have d Read more...

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    Officials trying to end solar investment

    We should have figured as much. Persons and businesses investing in solar power do so with the expectation of recouping their investment over years by way of reduced power bills. This will not work with GPA “decoupli Read more...

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    Bill 398 a dangerous step backward

    The bill would allow establishments selling alcoholic drinks to serve such beverages until 4 a.m. provided there is "live entertainment."The bill would reverse the law requiring such establishments to stop serving alco Read more...

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    A walk for life

    While the loss of life before one’s time is always a tragedy, suicide is particularly sorrowful because it is so needless. For whatever reason, an individual sees his or her situation as so overwhelming and inescapab Read more...

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    Local kids’ TV show welcome

    The island’s four locally owned commercial TV stations will all carry the program throughout the week beginning Sept. 29. According to the show’s producers, their goal is to “affirm identity by inspiring a deep l Read more...

  • No Image Available
    I hope I'm wrong

    A few days ago, President Obama, while laying out his nonstrategy for confronting the ISIS evildoers, assured us that ISIS (or his preferred term ISIL) "is not Islamic." Whoa! I'm having a bit of trouble wrapping my he Read more...

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    An appeal to the people of Guam

    As a sign of your commitment to our island please come and encourage others to come along with you. Walk for life! Support the 10th annual LifeWorks Guam candlelight memorial service in memory of loved ones that have d Read more...

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    Officials trying to end solar investment

    We should have figured as much. Persons and businesses investing in solar power do so with the expectation of recouping their investment over years by way of reduced power bills. This will not work with GPA “decoupli Read more...

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Guam Guard to conduct Command Run

(GUNG) – About 200 soldiers and airmen from the Gu...

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Final race in Nissan rainy season series

(GCF) – The third and final race of the 2014 Nissa...

Women’s intermediate soccer kicks off

Women’s intermediate soccer kicks off

(GFA) – Over 100 players from six teams overcame f...

Trio of shutouts in women’s soccer

Trio of shutouts in women’s soccer

(GFA) – A trio of shutouts marked Week 3 action of...

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Bud Kings Masters take down AMC Painting

(FSAG) – In the master division of the Filipino Sp...

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Miss Earth Guam coronation
Erin Marie Camacho Wong, left, and Skye Celine Baker were crowned Miss Earth Guam 2014 and Miss Earth Guam 2015 respectively during the pageant finals held Wednesday night at the Sheraton Laguna Resort. Photo by Justin Green / For Variety

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But during a private lunch around that time, he could not conceal his indignation over what was believed to be political maneuvering by the Calvo administration.The former governor – who pretty much shunned the media toward the end of his term in Adelup – has since moved far from the madding crowd, retreating into the hint...

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BY PAM EASTLICK

Coconuts and peppers

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 03:00am

The first one concerns the coconut. The coconut is the Swiss Army knife of the plant kingdom. In one self-contained package, it provides a high-calorie food, potable water, fiber that can be spun into rope and a hard shell that can be turned into charcoal. It can even serve as a handy flotation device. No wonder people from tr...

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BY PAUL ZERZAN

Emend trumps marijuana

The biggest argument against the Joaquin (KC) Concepcion II Compassionate Cann...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Nihi!: Season one

People regularly lament the divisions over spelling. They talk about how group...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

In praise of books

I agree wholeheartedly. Almost every week, my mailman, Mennen, delivers books ...


BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Rainy day activities

I don't know where you are right now, but I’m here in Hagåtna and it is rai...


BY ELIZABETH HAMILTON

10 tips for managing attention deficit disorder

Parents can help manage their children’s ADD by providing them with coping t...




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...