Hagåtña, Guam – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Josh Tenorio issue the following statement on the passing of House Representative Ivan Blanco of the Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature:
“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of NMI Representative Ivan Blanco. I am fortunate to have worked alongside Representative Blanco through the Marianas Working Group, strengthening Guam’s partnership with the NMI,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “He was a true diplomat, whose commitment to service has bridged communities throughout Micronesia.”
“Governor Leon Guerrero and I join the people of the Northern Marianas as they mourn Representative Blanco’s passing. On behalf of the island of Guam, we extend our deepest condolences and prayers to his wife Carmen, his children – Lili, Ivan Jr., Kide, and Paige, and all his loved ones,” added Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio.