NEWS: Chamorro music icon tapped to lead Chamorro Affairs

On July 26, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

Johnny Sablan has been appointed as president of the Department of Chamorro Affairs (DCA). Best known for pioneering Chamorro music on Guam, Johnny Sablan is considered by many a vibrant and visible cultural figure in the island community.   “For the past five decades, Johnny Sablan has established himself as one of Guam’s premier cultural icons. Our administration […]

A NEW GMH: Praise for senators & GMH; What’s next?

On July 24, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

(Hagatna, Guam) The Legislature accomplished Phase I of the plan to make GMH better: Fund GMH. The Governor now has his eyes set on the final two phases.   MAKE GMH BETTER – TRANSLATION: Expand and improve its medical services and facilities, make it self sustaining for the first time, and eliminate the problem of […]

GVB NEWS: June visitor arrivals break new record

On July 22, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

“I’m not surprised to see another double-digit increase in visitor arrivals. June captured the tail end of the Festival of Pacific Arts and the kickoff of the summer months. It’s great to see how the hard work and dedication from the Guam Visitors Bureau and its tourism partners translates into tangible results we can measure. […]

NEWS: Governor urges CIP amendment

On July 20, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

(Hagatna, Guam) Hospital employees and the Governor continue to hold out hope that senators will include $140 million in GMH improvement projects in a bill that may pass tonight. Over 700 hospital employees to date have signed a petition asking the Legislature to fund these projects.   “Thank you, senators, for agreeing that we must […]

NEWS: Governor supports Respicio resolution on criminal removals

On July 20, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

(Hagatna, Guam) Governor Calvo reviewed Sen. Rory Respicio’s resolution in support of the removal of criminals from Guam.   “I agree with him,” Governor Calvo said. “And I assure him and the other senators that we are abiding by the law, and following a fair and judicious process.”   The Governor invoked his authority under […]

Governor asks senators to included GMH projects in financing package

On July 20, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

(Hagatna, Guam) The Governor echoes Sen. Dennis Rodriguez’s clarification of the misinformation put out by Sen. Mike San Nicolas on the GMH financing package the Legislature will discuss this afternoon in session. As a matter of fact, the Governor wants the public to know that the damage done goes beyond San Nicolas’s misinformation to the […]

NEWS: Community called to honor men and women in blue; attack in Louisiana kills three police officers

On July 20, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

“It is with a heavy heart and sense of disbelief that, in less than a week, I find myself calling for the people of Guam to join the nation in honoring police officers who were killed. Please also join me, the Governor and the First Lady in prayer for peace in our nation.” – Acting […]

NEWS: Comparison reveals GMH spending costs less than trash services

On July 19, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

While trash costs more, Calvo says “Life is priceless”   For immediate release, July 19, 2016 Call Troy Torres at 977-0178 for more info.   (Hagatna, Guam) The Governor’s Office and the Hospital community challenge the logic the Pacific Daily News uses to oppose the hospital improvement plan.   “As senators prepare for session tomorrow, […]