Imagine a love so strong, so fierce that nothing can break its hold on you. You are forever captivated, committed and dedicated with the utmost care and concern for your love. Your loyalty is unquestionable. It is your life’s dedication and your final destination. I’d like to tell you about a love story between Guam and Dawn Lees Reyes. As a child, Dawn was interested in drawing. Her high school teachers were the ones who cemented her desire to create. Dawn studied fine arts
By Pacific Island Times News Staff Veteran journalist Gerry Partido died of cardiac arrest early this morning. He was 56. He was dead on arrival at Guam Regional Medical City. He tested positive for Covid-19, according to an ER physician at GRMC. Partido was the digital editor of Pacific News Center. He began his journalism career in the Philippines, where he worked as a business reporter for the Philippine Star. He was the managing editor of Guam Daily Post from 2014 to 2016
The wide safety net from the federal government has not only kept Guam from falling into recession but also brought an unprecedented windfall to the island during the pandemic-triggered economic fallout, according to a local economist. Dr. Claret Ruane estimated that a total of $4.5 billion— consisting of $1.9 billion in rescue and stimulus grants under two sets of coronavirus relief programs combined with a barrage of federal spending not related to the pandemic —streamed in
By Pacific Island Times News Staff Saipan-- The CNMI reported its 13th Covid-19-related death, and 122 new positive cases from tests performed on Dec. 27 and 28, bringing the total number of cases is to 3,085 since March 28, 2020. A total of five deaths have been reported this week. The patients tested positive for Covid-19 in December and were identified at CHCC. No further details will be disclosed, according to a government press release.
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Being courted by the world’s superpowers, the Federated States of Micronesia stays out of the geopolitical rivalry between the U.S. and China, and as far as President David Panuelo is concerned, the balancing act has been quite manageable. “Never have I felt that the FSM is feeling sandwiched between the two superpowers. We highly cherish our sovereignty,” Panuelo said during a virtual forum hosted this month by Reuters Next Interview moderated by Kirsty Needham. Panuelo said
By Alex Rhowuniong If you are planning on attending the “grand opening” at the Dededo Game Club on New Year’s Day, you might want to reconsider. In a recent press conference, Wayne Pacelle, president of the nonprofit organization Animal Wellness Action that “helps animals by promoting legal standards forbidding cruelty,” announced that AWA and the federal authorities will be monitoring the club on Jan. 1 for illegal cockfighting activity. Read related story Derby season 'gran