NEWS: Agafa Gumas recreation facilities complete

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

“Every community deserves a place where our children can play and our families can make memories. The new Agafa Gumas recreation facilities will be a valuable asset to Dededo and to our island.” — Governor Eddie Baza Calvo     Yigo unveils new basketball court, skate park   A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to […]

COMMUNITY NEWS: Agencies work together to address issues leading to officer assault

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

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo has called on various agencies to work with Guam Police Department Chief J.I. Cruz to look into some of the issues surrounding this morning’s assault on a police officer.   Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Agency had reached out to the landlord of Hemlani Apartments to ensure the safety of several […]

COMMUNITY NEWS: Jose San Agustin to lead Veterans Affairs Office

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

The Governor has asked Jose San Agustin to take the seat of administrator at the Guam Veterans Affairs Office. Former Administrator Martin Manglona had to resign for health reasons.   “I want to thank Jose for stepping up,” Governor Calvo stated. “We told him that the VAO needed a leader quickly and he didn’t hesitate […]

State of Mourning: On the passing of former Dededo Commissioner Martin C. Benavente

On June 18, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

STATE OF MOURNING: On the passing of former Dededo Commissioner Martin C. Benavente   Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio are mourning the late Commissioner Martin C. Benavente who passed away early this morning.   The Governor has declared a state of mourning and all flags will be flown at half-staff until […]

FAA Announces PERFECT SCORE for Guam International Airport Certification Inspection

On June 17, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

June 9, 2016 – The Board, Management and Staff at the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam are in a celebratory mood and ecstatic with the recent news out of the Honolulu Airports Districts Office (ADO), Western Pacific Region of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). On June 3, 2016, the FAA conducted its annual […]

NEWS: DOA & GVB register 100% of qualified employees in decolonization registry

On June 16, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

(Hagatna, Guam) Two GovGuam agencies have signed up every one of its employees, who are native inhabitants, into the Guam Decolonization Registry. Director of Administration Christine Baleto, and Guam Visitors Bureau deputy manager Telo Taitague yesterday (at a Cabinet meeting) reported to Gov. Calvo that their agencies accomplished this milestone.   “I’m very proud of […]

FISCAL NEWS: Questions for Vice Speaker Cruz on impact of Retirement Plan

On June 16, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

In the last few months, Vice Speaker Cruz has been upset about the administration’s call for a second actuarial report on the bill that would increase the $1.1 billion unfunded liability at the Retirement Fund by up to $170 million. We’re still paying down that $1.1 billion unfunded liability, by the way. And it’s unclear how […]

Message from Governor Calvo on the tragedy in Florida

On June 13, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications