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Couple die at Ritidian Beach, one nearly drowns in Piti

Couple die at Ritidian Beach, one nearly drowns in Piti

TWO separate water-related incidents – a drowning ...

Days Inn robbery trial begins; victim testifies

Days Inn robbery trial begins; victim testifies

THE trial for one of the defendants in the Days In...

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Report on Yigo hit-and-run likely to be out in two weeks

IT HAS been more than two months since three teena...

Community-based rhino beetle program holds workshop

Community-based rhino beetle program holds workshop

A COMMUNITY-BASED initiative to address coconut rh...

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GDOE seeks to address high-risk status

THE Guam Department of Education has identified se...

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    Use funds to raise aspirations in GDOE schools

    The bill proposes to establish a trust fund with $500 for each ninth grade student In Guam public schools to be used for the costs of attending either Guam Community College or the University of Guam. The bill addresse Read more...

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    Follow through to knock down health care barriers

    On Wednesday, Sarah Smith of the University of Guam shared the findings of a study she conducted about the obstacles to health care experienced by Chuukese women with members of the Non-Communicable Disease Consortium. Read more...

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    Thanks, responders

    Members of federal and local emergency agencies practiced responding to a number of unannounced, staged emergencies including a downed aircraft with injuries, four – at the hospital, federal court, a school and the a Read more...

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    Unexpected finding in the Pacific

    Having endured the most competitive college admissions in a country that has extreme zeal for education, and finally getting into a university was exhausting. Serious relaxation free from studying, competition and pres Read more...

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    Does Guam really need a 1,000-bed prison?

    His justification for this expensive venture can be summarized as follows: 1) A prison built for 400 inmates now houses nearly 700 – 241 inmates and 449 detainees; 2) the prison is outdated, lacks various safety feat Read more...

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    Disrespect

    My family and I will remember this disrespect to us, we are the ones struggling, we are the ones who have friends living in their cars because they don't have a home and the job they have can only buy gas and food, we Read more...

  • Editorial

  • Letter to editor

  • Lifestyle & Entertainment

  • Business

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    Use funds to raise aspirations in GDOE schools

    The bill proposes to establish a trust fund with $500 for each ninth grade student In Guam public schools to be used for the costs of attending either Guam Community College or the University of Guam. The bill addresse Read more...

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    Follow through to knock down health care barriers

    On Wednesday, Sarah Smith of the University of Guam shared the findings of a study she conducted about the obstacles to health care experienced by Chuukese women with members of the Non-Communicable Disease Consortium. Read more...

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    Thanks, responders

    Members of federal and local emergency agencies practiced responding to a number of unannounced, staged emergencies including a downed aircraft with injuries, four – at the hospital, federal court, a school and the a Read more...

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    Unexpected finding in the Pacific

    Having endured the most competitive college admissions in a country that has extreme zeal for education, and finally getting into a university was exhausting. Serious relaxation free from studying, competition and pres Read more...

  • No Image Available
    Does Guam really need a 1,000-bed prison?

    His justification for this expensive venture can be summarized as follows: 1) A prison built for 400 inmates now houses nearly 700 – 241 inmates and 449 detainees; 2) the prison is outdated, lacks various safety feat Read more...

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    Disrespect

    My family and I will remember this disrespect to us, we are the ones struggling, we are the ones who have friends living in their cars because they don't have a home and the job they have can only buy gas and food, we Read more...

Geckos overcome tough Dolphins

Geckos overcome tough Dolphins

WITH tensions and energy filling the loud – and fr...

GSPN tournament helps sharpen hoops teams

GSPN tournament helps sharpen hoops teams

THE GSPN Pre-Season Boys Basketball Tournament har...

Cougars clinch 5th inning to beat Sharks

Cougars clinch 5th inning to beat Sharks

THE Academy Cougars and Sanchez Sharks battled clo...

‘Barefoot Bandito’ completes 160K run

‘Barefoot Bandito’ completes 160K run

I AM pleased to have finally completed the Bataan ...

Balanced Friars edge Royals

Balanced Friars edge Royals

THE FD Friars hit a scoring funk in the 4th quarte...

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Lanikai Bath & Body opens
Kazumi Hasegawa, co-owner of the new Lanikai Bath and Body store in The Plaza in Tumon, prepares items at the store during a soft opening on Friday. The Kailua, Hawaii-based company sells a full line of Hawaiian bath and body fragrances and lotions and opened for business yesterday.
Photo by Norman Taruc / For Variety

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  • Weekly Address

I believe it is under-utilized in general and in particular that there is a large potential market for Cadena de Amor honey. The English name of this plant is “Coral Vine” and it produces copious amounts of honey that may have valuable medicinal properties. Cadena de Amor is so closely related to buckwheat that its edible ...

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Buying a foreclosure

Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 03:00am

Buying a foreclosed home is a little different from buying a typical resale. There often is little, if any, room for negotiation. The home comes as is, and it's up to the buyer to pay for repairs. Although you may be getting a fantastic price, this is not an easy process that comes with writing several offers before finding th...

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BY ZALDY DANDAN

True story

(After implementing Marxian economics that, as usual, resulted in widespread p...


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Adequate public education criteria and student learning

What if all schools were able to comply with the 14 areas identified with that...


BY SEN. MARY CAMACHO TORRES

Modifying the Jones Act

Most recently, Sen. John McCain proposed an amendment to the Keystone XL Pipel...


BY PAM EASTLICK

Fossil plants

Now you may think that fossil plants aren’t particularly interesting, but re...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Getting past grief

We'll celebrate our ninth anniversary on Feb. 8.The 18th of this month marked ...




The Calvo-Tenorio administration’s efforts have always been focused on the progress and growth of our island. We are molding a healthy government through discipline and hard work, to bring us all closer to achieving the Guamanian Dream.That belief that our island has great potential is why we pushed to improve our public edu...

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GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Helping hands for the homeless

Monday, 19 Jan 2015 03:00am

They told me that they go back and forth between that building and the beach. Both used to have jobs but had health issues. One man’s feet were swollen and he explained they hurt so much that he couldn’t continue working. The other had bad knees. Both looked like they needed medical attention. I had stopped to speak with t...

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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Join prayer for peace

There’s a plaque on my desk that reminds me every day to look to the Lord fo...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Fulfilling a Chamorro dream

In 1995, they started applying to live on the land our ancestors left us. Some...


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...