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Brown tree snake in Guam
Hagåtña, GUAM — Authorities in Guam are conducting air drops of dead mice to continue efforts to combat the invasive brown tree snake. The Marianas Variety reported that the bait airdrop was conducted by US military and Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services. The system of dropping drug-laced...
Kamalu S. Tuasivi and Kamalu S. Tuasiv
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An undefeated Team Amerika Samoa will be bringing home the silver this week, after dropping to Australia at the BCO (Baseball Confederation of Oceania) Under 18 regional elimination tournament in Agana, Guam. According to team chaperone Malopao Dr. Agnes Nikolao, "The...
Team Amerika Samoa
Agana. GUAM — American Samoa's National Baseball Team is doing great, winning their first two games at the 18U Oceania Baseball Championship in Guam. The BCO (Baseball Confederation of Oceania), Under 18, Regional Elimination Tournament, opened this past Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at Paseo Field in...
Desirae and Kyle Mafnas with baby Malakai
Hagåtña, GUAM — The first American baby born in 2019 was delivered in a hospital in Guam, a U.S. Pacific island territory. The child, named Malakai, was born 19 minutes past midnight on New Year’s Day, reported the Guam Daily Post. According to the report, the baby weighed in at 6.6 pounds and is...
Lou Leon Guerrero
Hagåtña, GUAM — Guam has elected its first woman governor — Bank of Guam President Lou Leon Guerrero. Unofficial results released on Wednesday morning showed an overwhelming lead for Ms Leon Guerrero and her running mate, Joshua Tenorio, who both ran for the Democratic Party. The Guam Daily Post...
Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Guam
Agana, GUAM — The Catholic priest accused in more than 130 child sex abuse lawsuits on Guam has died in the United States. 97-year-old Louis Brouillard's death was confirmed by the Archdiocese of Agana. He had admitted to abusing young boys while a priest on Guam between 1948 and 1981. He said...

Carol Baqui, senior meteorologist [photo: FS]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After serving more than a decade at the National Weather Service in Tafuna, senior meteorologist Carol Ma’afala Baqui has relocated to the Guam weather office, where she had previous worked for more than two years. “Thank you American Samoa for the wonderful experience,...
 Young students do school work to pass the time while seeking shelter Monday at Astumbo Elementary School.
Hagåtña, GUAM — Guam's delegate to the United States Congress has written to President Donald Trump, asking for assistance with the fallout of Typhoon Mangkhut. On Tuesday, Madeleine Bordallo told Mr Trump she expected Guam Governor Eddie Calvo would request federal assistance soon. In her letter,...
Congresswoman Amata (center) with daughter Kirsten (left) and Congresswoman Bordallo (right)
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Guam delegate to the United States Congress, Madeleine Bordallo, is retiring from politics after losing a primary election at the weekend. She has been in Congress for nearly 16 years but lost in the primary to her Democratic Party challenger, senator Michael San Nicolas...
Vote Here sign
Hagåtña, GUAM — Guam's governor has asked the US president to consider giving the territory's veterans the right to vote in US elections. In a letter to Donald Trump, Eddie Calvo said many Guamanians have given their lives for the United States. Guam - like the Northern Marianas, American Samoa,...

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