Editorial – Weathering disease

One of the economy’s biggest threats is outbreaks. The Pacific region knows this well. In 2003, SARS killed over 800 people and caused a significant disruption for the islands. Tourism on Guam dropped by more than 25% in its...

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Editorial – Reuse, recycle, remind

One year from now, Guam will join its island neighbors and ban single-use plastic bags at checkout counters. That gives the island less than 12 months to plan accordingly so that the transition away from plastic is a smooth —...

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Editorial – Proceeding with caution

A look back at Journal files  reveal the same military build-up story over and over again. It’s one step forward and then two steps back for businesses. It goes something like this: announcements around the build-up — which...

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Editorial – A safe holiday

Fighting crime: It’s a not a traditional gift, but it’s a gift, nonetheless. As we close in on Christmas and 2020, let’s recognize the men and women who help make Guam safer. This administration isn’t perfect on crime but it,...

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