COMMUNITY NEWS: Adelup prepares a bill to address appropriation shortfall of $1.5 million for FestPac

On April 25, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

Adelup sent a bill to the Legislature that would authorize $1.5 million to cover an appropriation shortfall for the upcoming Festival of Pacific Arts.   In 2013, the Organizing Committee approved a budget that expected $2 million from fundraising and donations. That amount wasn’t met, leaving the Committee short by $2.5 million.   From last […]

COMMUNITY NEWS: Students debate political status for Guam; Statehood wins, but Independence gained most new “votes”

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

“Congratulations to the high school students who debated at Tiyan High School! The arguments were compelling and the students were passionate. Your efforts meant you gained knowledge and can now help elevate the discussion in the community as we journey towards a self-determination vote.”   – Governor Eddie Calvo     Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio opens […]

COMMUNITY NEWS: Merizo residents recognized for assisting in apprehension of robbers

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

“We can all do our part in making a difference in our community, and part of that means taking a stand against crime. Our Neighborhood Watch Program has been proactive, and I’m happy to see our residents get involved in their village safety efforts. Together, we can make Guam a safer and more secure place.” […]

Rebuilding Guam’s forests and sustaining a beautiful Guam

On April 21, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

The Governor shot the video at a reforested area along Cross Island Road. The Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division, over the last 30 years, has planted hundreds of thousands of trees. The link is below and we’re reposting it on the Governor’s Facebook page: facebook.com/eddiebazacalvo.     If you would like to volunteer to help with […]

Governor: Allow confirmation hearing

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

The Governor wrote to Speaker Judith T. Won Pat, calling for her to exercise her leadership at the 33rd Guam Legislature and ensure the Governor’s nominee gets the opportunity to discuss with all 15 senators her ability to lead the Department of Administration.   The Governor appointed Christine Baleto acting director of DOA after former Director Tony Blaz […]

NEWS: FIJI prepares for FestPac with Guam visit

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

Guam welcomed Lai Veikoso, the festival artistic director for Fiji’s delegation, to discuss ongoing preparations for the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts. Mr. Veikoso met with Festival Director Rose Ramsey and Programming Committee Chair Monica Guzman to discuss the festival’s various events, housing, and performances. In the last few months, advance teams for the delegations […]

NEWS: Hagåtña Pool renovations complete

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

“This is the first major upgrade our pool has seen. It was something the facility needed. I look forward to our families and athletes enjoying the pool. This is something that we as a community can be really proud of.”  — Governor Eddie Baza Calvo   Hagåtña Pool now open for island community   Starting […]

NEWS: French Polynesia Advance Team Visits Adelup

On April 7, 2016, in Press Releases, by Office of Communications

Guam welcomed the French Polynesia Advance Team from Tahiti this week to discuss ongoing preparations for the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts on Guam. The advance team met with Festival Director Rose Ramsey and Programming Committee Chair Monica Guzman to discuss the festival’s various events, housing, and cultural performances. In the last few months, Pacific […]