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Participants of the recent Historic Preservation Grants training
Hagåtña, GUAM — The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Office of Insular Affairs, the National Park Service, and the Guam Preservation Trust hosted a World Heritage Opportunities Workshop and Insular Areas State Historic Preservation Officers training from December 3–6 on Guam. Over 75 insular...
(l-r) Lydia Faleafine Nomura, Flo Aetonu, Minnie Tuia, and Letitia Peau
(l-r) Lydia Faleafine Nomura, Flo Aetonu, Minnie Tuia, and Letitia Peau, representing American Samoa at the “World Heritage: Opportunities in the Pacific and Insular Areas SHPO Training”, being hosted at the Senator Antonio M. Palomo Guam Museum and Educational Facility from Dec. 3-6. It is a joint...
B-2 Spirit, assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base
HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising a large chunk of the money for his border wall with Mexico by deferring several military construction projects slated for Guam, a strategic hub for U.S. forces in the Pacific. This may disrupt plans to move Marines to Guam from Japan and to...
The Asian tiger mosquito
Hagåtña, GUAM — A case of dengue fever in Guam is believed to be the first to be contracted locally in the last 75 years. Pacific Daily News reports the sick person has no travel history outside of Guam, with all previous dengue cases imported from off-island. The Department of Public Health is...
Commission on Decolonization Executive Director Melvin Won Pat-Borja
Hagåtña, GUAM — Distinguished experts from around the Pacific and Caribbean will be on Guam next month for a conference that will focus on decolonization and human rights. The special international conference, “Fanhita: Our Continuing Quests for Decolonization,” will bring together a wide array of...
Colonel Esther Joan Aguigui
Hagåtña, GUAM — Guam senators have selected a woman as the head of the National Guard in the territory for the first time. Colonel Esther Joan Aguigui will officially serve as the director of the Department of Military Affairs and the adjutant general of the Guam National Guard. The Guam Daily Post...
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...

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