When government systems and processes repeatedly fail the citizens and businesses relying on them, a certain word is bound to emerge: privatization. It’s a conversation that heats up from time to time in Guam as these failures continue to occur.
The latest let-down of a government service that has sparked a new push for privatization in Guam is, of course, the power situation. Businesses are now, unfortunately, checking Guam Power Authority’s outage schedule as frequently as the weather and stock prices. The island’s power has not only been unreliable, inconveniencing workplace productivity and revenue generation, but . . .
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