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Lou Leon Guerrero, Guam's newly elected governor

Guam elects first female governor; Democratic Party back in Adelup

By Mar-Vic Cagurangan BANK executive Lou Leon Guerrero became Guam’s first female governor following Tuesday’s hotly contested race — preceded by mudslinging— that brought a Democrat back to Adelup. Based on the Guam Election Commission’s unofficial results, Leon Guerrero and her running mate Joshua Tenorio garnered 18,081 votes, or 50.70 percent of the votes cast, averting a runoff that was […]

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Tamuning, Guam. Image by panoramio.com

The changing airscape: What’s killing the region’s major airline?

By Mar-Vic Cagurangan THE daily bustle and large crowd of visitors at the A.B. Won Pat International Airport are reflective of Guam’s currently robust tourism — a volatile industry that drives the island’s economy. Monthly reports from the Guam Visitors Bureau reinforces the industry’s optimism. According to the latest GVB report, Guam achieved its second-best fiscal year with 1.52 million […]

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Virus wanted to kill beetles in Saipan

Virus wanted to kill beetles in Saipan

By Lori Lyn Lirio UNIVERSITY of Guam scientists are exploring the possibility of introducing virus to coconut rhinoceros beetle population to control its growth on Rota, Guam, Hawaii and other Pacific islands. In an interview with UOG entomologist Ross Miller during the 35th Agricultural Fair held at the Civic Center in Susupe early this month, he said the UOG sent […]

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Guma' Simiyan Manaina-Ta will send 19 students for cultural immersion on Guam. photo by Lori Lyn Lirio

Three-day cultural immersion tour for young Chamorros begins today in Guam

By Lori Lyn Lirio IN a bid to make young Chamorros to experience their culture, Guma’Simiyan Manaina-Ta sent 19 students to Guam for a cultural immersion tour which began today and will last until Sunday. Guma founder and instructor Luis John Castro said the cultural immersion tour will allow the students to learn more about Chamorro culture in the different […]

A latte stone in Latte Stone Park, Hagåtña, Guam. Image © https://en.wikipedia.org

CNMI to revive latte stone curving

By Lori Lyn Lirio THE Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Indigenous Affairs Office is set on promoting and producing latte stone curving in a bid to revive this tradition in the islands. This was learned after the CNMI-IAO said they are now reaching out with carver instructors in Guam in an attempt to start a latte curving program in the […]