Douglas Domenech

U.S. representatives to the negotiations on new terms of the Compact of Free Association have concluded the second round of consultations with team...

July 15, 2020


Senatorial candidate Joanne Brown received anomalous pay raises when she was general manager of the Port Authority of Guam, a position for which she was hired behind closed doors, according to the office of Public Accountability's audit report released Wednesday.


Brown received a total of nine salary adjustments since she was hired at the port authority until her retirement in 2019, OPA said.


  Saipan-- CNMI Gov. Ralph Torres on Wednesday renewed his declaration of state of public health emergency, extending it for 30 more days as the CNMI reported three new Covid-19 cases.  

The extension of public health emergency allows the continuation of protective measures and protocols to contain the spread of Covid-19.

The three new positive cases brought the CNMI’s current case count to 36 since March 28, the...

The Superior Court of Guam has ordered Attorney General Leevin Camacho to disclose the documents requested by Attorney Thomas J. Fisher pertaining to government employees' compensation.

The court's order was in response to a lawsuit filed by police officer Steve Topasna and 100 others, seeking seeking the implementation of double pay for employees who were required to work during the public health emergency period.


Matson Inc. celebrated the inaugural arrival of its second Aloha Class containership, Daniel K. Inouye, to Guam with a water salute and welcome event at sea.

The vessel made its inaugural arrival into the Port Authority of Guam on Tuesday, less than a year after the arrival of the Kaimana Hila, the sister ship of the Daniel K. Inouye.

The company announced that Daniel K. Inouye would begin servicing this island as part of Mats...

More human remains from the latte period have been found at the NCTS/Marine Corps main cantonment area and are being analyzed by the state archaeologist with the Navy, according to State Historic Preservation Officer Patrick Lujan.

A joint informational briefing conducted Monday by Sen. Sabina Perez's committee on environment and Sen. Therese Terlaje's committee on historic preservation revealed that there have been 43 discover...

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) approaches Apra Harbor for a scheduled Safe Haven Liberty port visit to the U. S. territory of Guam. Princeton is part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Logan C. Kellums

While tourism is on pause, Guam w...

July 14, 2020

Like all other coronavirus-stricken places in the world, Guam is not likely to return to a “normal life” anytime soon — unless a vaccine against Covid-19 becomes available, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero said.

Guam, which remains in Pandemic Condition of Readiness 2, has 312 Covid-19 positive cases, thus some restrictions stay in place. Social distancing in public places continues to be a policy, face coverings remain part of people’s...

As of July 9,  the Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation has processed a total of 70,866 economic impact program payments-- including the last batch completed last week-- totaling about $129.3 million, the Office of the Governor said yesterday. 

The total amount processed represents about 96 percent of the estimated $134.8 million which was approved by the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Treasury, the governor's o...

July 13, 2020

For better or worse, the Runit Dome has become one of the iconic images of the Marshall Islands. The dome is on Runit Island, which is part of Enewetak Atoll.

Enewetak has been inhabited since about 1,000 BC. Like the other atolls in the Marshall Islands, the land and sea are stunning and put to shame any continental coastal vistas. Sitting on it, however, is a time bomb.

That time bomb is more than 3.1 million cubic feet of rad...

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