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A team from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services arrived on Guam this week to inspect the government-run Guam Memorial Hospital. ... The St. John's School Knights (3-3-1) and the Guam High School Panthers (1-4-2) battled to a scoreless draw Tuesday during an ...
Leo Babauta, a writer from Guam who found national acclaim through his blog, "Zen Habits," was back on island Tuesday to present a lecture at the University of Guam. Babauta spoke about "Mindfulness and Meaningful Work: Pushing into Uncertainty and Finding Focus" during the 35th UOG ...

Norian Norenis Paulus, 32, was charged with family violence as a misdemeanor. Sean David Cruz, 31, was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct as a first-degree felony with special allegation of vulnerable victim, two counts of official misconduct as a misdemeanor and harassment as a ...
The U.S. Marshals Service office from the Pacific Southwest Regional Task Force in Fountain Valley, California, arrested a man from Guam on suspicion of committing a murder in Texas. Joseph Manuel Blas, 26, is currently being held in the Orange County Central Jail awaiting his extradition to ...
When asked why the company set its sights on Guam, Staudinger said a strong Air Force presence and National Guard in North Dakota, and the fact it was predominantly Roman Catholic, were among the reasons it made sense. He also cited Cloverdale now being on its fifth generation of president ...
A fresh take on Hawaiian-Euro fusion has arrived at Roy's Restaurant at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa. Chef Roy Yamaguchi recently returned to Guam for one week to debut several new menu items and train Roy's staff in new cooking techniques. As the week began, Hilton Guam Resort & Spa Director ...

Senators are trying to lay the foundation for making free internet or wi-fi service readily accessible to anyone on Guam. Sen. Dennis Rodriguez, along with Sens. Tommy Morrison and Wil Castro, introduced on late Tuesday afternoon Bill 276-34, which seeks to get input from companies on what models ...
It was the first time Father Cristobal was named in a lawsuit, although several other priests, including Guam's former archbishop Anthony Apuron, had been accused of child sex abuse from the 1940s to the 1990s. Last month, a secretive Vatican trial found Apuron, guilty of "certain accusations" related to ...
In 2014, seating capacity for Japan visitors was at about 1.1 million, according to Nathan Denight, president and CEO of the Guam Visitors Bureau. Seating capacity for arrivals from South Korean was around 400,000. Now, seating capacity for Japanese tourists is around 680,000, with it's up to ...
Unlike many other drug conspirators, the case involving 43-year-old mother of two Michelle Dudkiewicz had an additional layer of gravity to it. Read more · • Editorials · • Featured Columnists · • Letters to the Editor. Featured. Into the jungle, out to the sea. Ancient latte stones, lusongs and pottery shards, ...
Latte Village Trail Tour - 9 a.m.-noon at Guam National Wildlife Refuge. Venture to a reef shark nursery and an ancient CHamoru village during this guided tour. Space is limited. Call 671-355-5096/7 to register. Earth Day Activities at Guam National Wildlife Refuge - 10 a.m.-3 p.m.. The refuge will offer ...
Guam Radiology's breast MRI gets 3-year accreditation. Guam Radiology Consultants has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging by the American College of Radiology, according to a news release. “We are extremely proud of GRC's breast MRI. We have ...
On this day 19 years ago our nation was in shock, grieving the loss of 12 students and a teacher from Columbine High School, killed by two students carrying loaded guns. We've seen countless mass tragedies since, and today, Guam students marched in protest, hoping that tragedies like these never ...
Our Guam Seal Bus Stop Program allows adoption of a bus stop by community members, organizations and companies. Each adoption must maintained for one year. The task force is happy to provide the supplies we have available and we ask the Guam Seal and our sponsor logos be included in designs.
He only lived on Guam for a year, but his journal's now timeless. The book titled a "Year on the Island" recently winning a gold medal book award, the first for Guam. It's a story of an American lieutenant's one year on Guam. "He went and he recorded all the flora and fauna on the island he was also a linguist ...
It took the inclusion of legislation in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 for the USCIS to reverse its more than a yearlong record of rejecting all petitions for foreign labor. Language in the NDAA allows Guam employers to hire up to 4,000 H-2B workers a year for projects related to the ...
Forty-two percent of voters surveyed recently by Simon Sanchez High School students said they blame the governor for the government of Guam's financial crisis, with 29 percent blaming lawmakers and 26 percent blaming Trump tax cuts. Lawmakers who voted to increase taxes in response to the ...

According to Guam's Drug Enforcement Administration, the package was similar to a larger cocaine package that washed ashore in Mangilao last month. The Pacific Daily News reported that police have arrested a number of people in recent weeks for alleged cocaine offences. Police said while cocaine ...
Moody's Investors Service's decision to change its outlook on the Guam Waterworks Authority's revenue bonds is a sign that ratings agencies have a close eye on developments on Guam, according to a local investment expert. ASC Trust President David John believes all the ratings agencies have put ...
SESSION: A majority of senators voted to rise from the Committee of the Whole and to send the governor's Bill 245 with amendments to the voting file for a vote during legislative session Feb. 28. Senators were in session to discuss and vote on the measure, which failed. David Castro/The Guam Daily Post.
There isn't much in the new sales tax law for Guam Memorial Hospital, at least not for another seven months. “We're happy that the vote went the way it did – it passed,” said GMH Administrator PeterJohn Camacho. The new law does identify a dedicated funding source for the hospital, Camacho said, which ...
STUDENT LEADERS: Members of the Islandwide Board of Governing Students met with the governor and members of the Guam Department of Education at Adelup Friday. From right, Ernie Samelo and Hannah-Jo Duenas, both of Southern High School; and Marah Roasales, Okkodo High School. Norman ...
Peter Olive, an officer from the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, before a press conference Saturday at Naval Base Guam. ... United States Naval Ship (USNS) Mercy and the USNS Brunswick docked at Naval Base Guam on Saturday, gearing up for the 13th annual Pacific Partnership mission. +12 ...
Moody's investor service has issued another negative outlook, this time targeting the Guam Power Authority. The Baa2 rating issued by Moody's on GPA's senior revenue bonds was “affirmed” and remains unchanged, but the outlook on those bonds has gone from stable to negative. This latest report from ...
One of my primary goals is government transparency to equip the people of Guam with knowledge and information to make their own decisions, and to be inspired to act on things that make sense for their families. In this term, I have (introduced) four bills to improve government transparency that are now ...
Bob Pelkey, current president of the Young Men's League of Guam, said the organization thanks the courageous men for their foresight to establish the league as well as all those men who provided service and local commitment to the island. "We must continue to honor their commitment and legacy," ...
At a press conference, the governor said the signing of the law and a new fiscal realignment plan will send a strong message to credit rating agencies such as Moody's Investor Services and Standard & Poor's Global Ratings, as well as to businesses and the people of Guam that the government is stable ...
MARIANAS Visitors Authority board member Jerry Tan said tourism stakeholders in the CNMI, Guam and Palau should work together to market their destinations to airline companies, especially in Japan where air transport services to the Micronesian region are now limited due to the suspension of Delta ...
With a job fair scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, the president of Pacific Rim Constructors hopes to add hundreds of skilled U.S. tradesmen to its workforce. The company is under contract to build the Imperial Pacific Resort on Saipan. "We want to build (Imperial Pacific Resort) ...
The fate of the Toys R Us store on Guam is uncertain after news spread across the U.S. mainland all of the retailer's 800 U.S. stores would close. The Guam Toys R Us, in the Micronesia Mall, referred The Guam Daily Post's questions to the corporate office of the toy retailer stateside, but several phone ...
San Agustin said if Wednesday's vote is an indication, there would be enough votes to pass a bill that he said would protect some 11,000 government of Guam employees, along with their families, from payless paydays, layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts, as well as further cuts in the Guam Department of ...
Rick Ho Chu, 36, was charged with manufacture of a Schedule one controlled substance as a first-degree felony, possession with intent to deliver a Schedule one controlled substance as a first-degree felony, possession of a firearm without a Guam firearms identification card as a third-degree felony, ...
Recognizing their interest in computer science and intent to endeavor in the field, three young ladies received the Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Award from the National Center for Women and Information Technology on Wednesday at the University of Guam. The winner of the Aspirations in Computing ...
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) were on Guam from February 26 through March 2, to install the FEMA National Radio System (FNARS) at the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) and train key staff how to use the system. FNARS is a ...
Through our partnership with Matson Navigation Company, the Adahi I Tano' program is a trash-for-cash opportunity offered to all local nonprofit organizations recognized by the government of Guam. For four hours and a minimum of 10 volunteers committed to giving a piece of our home some tender love ...
"This is an exciting time for our restaurant group, we will be bringing a seafood experience to Guam that you won't find anywhere else, with the highest standards of quality, service and great taste," said Dan Murrell, senior vice president for Triple J Enterprises Inc. Once up and running, Red Lobster will ...
Tourists take a boat ride down the Talofofo River to experience Guam's ancient sites and customs at the Valley of the Latte Adventure Park on Feb. 27, 2018. ... The Guam Hotel and Restaurant Association and the Guam Visitors Bureau recently honored the 2018 Golden Latte Award winners. Categories ...
Although the character at the center of his next production is a giant, swamp-loving ogre, Guam Gifted and Talented Education theater teacher Ernest Ochoco said his artform is really about humanity. "The arts tell us why it's so important to live," he said. With little less than a month to go before the curtain is ...
Today, "Green is the New Gold" as the University of Guam commemorates the 50th anniversary of its charter, and the 65th anniversary of its founding since its establishment in 1962 as the Territorial College of Guam. It was renamed the University of Guam in 1968. The day's schedule of events will include a ...
Tourism spending numbers show that South Korean visitors spend less on island compared with Japanese visitors. The Guam Visitors Bureau conducts exit surveys every month. The data is compiled into a visitor tracker exit profile and market segmentation report on the island's major tourism markets.
The Guam Department of Education is proposing to limit the use of substitute teachers and shutting down school facilities in the evenings, weekends and summer. Education Superintendent Jon Fernandez will ask the board to implement the furlough process and initiate 32-hour workweeks after a 90-day ...
A sex offender convicted of a crime in Okinawa is set to be released from Federal Bureau of Prisons custody in April to begin his supervised release on Guam. Because of his conviction, he doesn't qualify for emergency services at any local homeless shelters, but federal funding made available through the ...
The most significant amendment that won approval grants broad authority to the governor to reorganize the government of Guam by giving him the power to consolidate or abolish various government agencies. Sen. Frank Aguon Jr.'s Government Priorities Act, formerly Bill 247, has been merged with the ...
Nelson's bill, introduced March 8 as Bill 252-34, proposes to place a temporary moratorium on the port authority board's approval of bond-borrowing until the agency complies with the provision of Guam law requiring autonomous agencies to transfer a certain amount of surplus funds into the General Fund.
Visitors and non-resident military members and families would be charged a 6 percent sales tax under a proposal introduced by Sen. Mike San Nicolas Tuesday, while Guam residents would be exempted from paying sales tax. San Nicolas introduced the amendment to Sen. Joe San Agustin's 2 percent ...
“The Guam Visitors Bureau is honored and excited to accept this award for the entire island community,” agency president and CEO Nathan Denight said in the release. “Guam is a perfect self-driving destination and we are extremely proud to promote our pristine coastline, picturesque landscapes and ...
The closing of the Astumbo Fire Station on March 4 and the transfer of its staff to other stations resulted in the Guam Fire Department taking one ambulance out of operation. That reduced the number of ambulances in operation from eight to seven. In all, GFD Deputy Chief Joey San Nicolas said his ...
Carl Gutierrez is running with former Guam Police Department Chief Fred Bordallo. Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio is running with former Sen. Vicente “Tony” Ada on the Republican ticket. The deadline for governor and lieutenant governor candidates to submit nominating petitions for the 2018 primary election to the ...
Though there are still a few barriers to work through, Guam has great potential to become agriculturally sustainable, according to Bob Barber, chairman of the University of Guam's Agricultural and Life Sciences Division and Guam's sustainable agriculture coordinator at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Keynote speaker David Addington explains how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 may affect the amount of funding Guam may get for future improvement project as he speaks at the Guam Women's Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Guam Tax Plan & Economic Forum. Rick Cruz/PDN.


 

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