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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. Before that, he was the local news editor at Marianas Variety-Guam, which also ran his weekly political column "Island Stir."

Partido was the son of the late Guam journalist Coy Partido.

More details to follow.


Dec 31, 2021

I will miss you my brother Bong/Gerry. May eternal peace amd light shine upon you! RIP Bong!

(Does anyone know who is taking care of his last wishes). Gerry has family in both California and San Diego. Please advise. I can be reached at

Thank You. Sincerely, Lia Tolentino.


Dec 31, 2021

I’m so sad. I will miss you, old friend. May perpetual light shine you. May you Rest In Peace. Therese Hart

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