IMAGINE GUAM: Student forums on society’s values to be televised live

On November 30, 2015, in Event, Press Releases, by jnaputi

(Hagatna, Guam) Turn to Channel 12 when you’re done watching local news this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 30 students from the island’s high schools will tell us what they believe are values important to Guam and their future. At three forums this week, the students, divided into three groups, […]

NEWS: DPW gets 3 responses to $100M RFP to renovate, modernize public schools

On November 30, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

“The Calvo Tenorio administration has been committed to providing the best learning environment to our students, teachers, and families. As part of the ongoing procurement process for this RFP, we are one step closer to making much needed large-scale improvements at many Guam DOE schools” – Governor Eddie Baza Calvo   DPW completes procurement process […]

NEWS: Cebu Pacific becomes Guam’s 14th signature airline

On November 30, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

“I want to welcome Cebu Pacific to Guam. Today marks a milestone for the airline and for Guam as we have been working together for about two years to bring them here. Their presence on Guam marks the growing diversity of our tourism industry.” – Governor Eddie Baza Calvo Ribbon cutting held for Cebu Pacific […]

EPA NEWS: Guam EPA, GWA receive $12M

On November 5, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

GUAM EPA PRESS RELEASE   The Guam EPA and Guam Waterworks Authority are receiving $12.1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.   The $3 million federal grant allows Guam EPA to continue their mission to protect human health and the environment.   “This is welcome news because it translates to continued services for our community,” said Guam […]

PUBLIC ADVISORY: GHURA Phone System Down Temporarily

On November 3, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

Ongoing software upgrades have temporarily disabled the phone system at the Guam Housing Urban and Renewal Authority. This includes phone lines at the main office, the five satellite offices, as well as the call line. Software upgrades are being made to the server-based phone systems.   The phone service is expected to be restored this […]

NEWS: Governor Calvo meeting with potential tourism, infrastructure investors

On November 3, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

Governor Calvo is meeting with potential investors in Taiwan and Hong Kong this week. This round of trade missions brings him to meetings that could help tourism and bring more companies wanting to invest in Guam’s emerging renewable energy industry.   Similar trade missions brought new airlines, including T’way, to Guam. We’ve also seen a […]

BREAKING NEWS: $15M in COLA Funds Released

On October 30, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

Gov. Eddie Calvo ordered the release of funds for the payment of the annual COLA to retirees. The money was sent this morning to the Retirement Fund.   The Retirement Fund will deliver money to the recipients this afternoon based on how they typically receive their COLA: Via checks that will be mailed out; or […]

NEWS: GVB repairs streetlights in Tumon

On October 29, 2015, in Press Releases, by jnaputi

NOTE: The following is a joint release from Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and the Guam Visitors Bureau   Safety paramount; assessment continues for repair and maintenance of Tumon lights   “Protecting the lifeblood of our economy is important to continue moving in the right direction. I’m proud of the folks at the Guam Visitors Bureau […]