• Mariana Islands
  • The original inhabitants of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands were the Chamorro people, who are believed to be descendants of Austronesian people originating from Southeast Asia as early as 2000 BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1565 to 1815, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, the only Spanish outposts in the Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines, were an important resting stop for the Manila galleons, a fleet that covered the Pacific trade route between Acapulco and Manila. (wikipedia.org)
  • The village also hosts the yearly International Kite Flying Competitions with people from South Korea, Japan, China, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands competing for the championship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chamorro
  • Tamuning, also known as Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon (Chamorro: Tamuneng) is a Municipality/ Town/ City or village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asan (Chamorro: Assan) is a village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • On August 1, 1950, President Truman signed into law the Guam Organic Act of 1950, which gave the Chamorro people certain rights and protections under the U.S. Constitution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica or The Cathedral of the Sweet Name of Mary or Cathedral Basilica Holy Name of Mary (Spanish: Catedral Basílica del Dulce Nombre de María, Chamorro: Fanmanalaba, O tentago Jeova sija) is a structure located on the site where the first Catholic church on the United States territory of Guam was constructed in 1669 under the guidance of Padre San Vitores. (wikipedia.org)
  • These early outbursts were followed by a period of peace that lasted almost a year, but when the Chamorro chief who had become the protector of the missionaries on Guam died, trouble broke out anew. (wikipedia.org)
  • While in Guam, Calungsod preached Christianity to the Chamorro people through catechism, while baptizing infants, children and adults at the risk and expense of being persecuted and eventually murdered. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tumon
  • The village of Tamuning can be viewed as the economic center of Guam, containing Tumon (the center of Guam's tourist industry), Harmon Industrial Park, and commercial districts in other parts of the municipality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beside the tourist district of Tumon, Tamuning is home to the Guam Premier Outlets, one of three major shopping centers of the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • In their search for a runaway companion named Esteban, Calungsod and San Vitores came to the village of Tumon, Guam on April 2, 1672. (wikipedia.org)
  • Battle of G
  • Six Marines from 3rd Battalion were awarded the Navy Cross during World War II, four of them during the Battle of Bougainville and the other two during the Battle of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • On July 21, 1944 the Americans landed in Asan to recapture the island from occupying Japanese forces during the Battle of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • babies
  • Low-birthweight babies (% of births) in Guam was reported at 8 % in 1999, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources. (tradingeconomics.com)
  • Commonwealth
  • However, the federal government rejected the version of a commonwealth that the government of Guam proposed, due to it having clauses incompatible with the Territorial Clause (Art. (wikipedia.org)
  • ethnicity
  • Demographic variables include the child's sex and month and year of birth, the parent's age, race, and ethnicity, as well as the mother's marital status, education level, and residency status. (umich.edu)
  • The demographics of Guam include the demographic features of the population of Guam, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • infant
  • Each variable is available for fetal death, infant death, and live birth records unless otherwise noted. (nber.org)
  • FOREIGN RESIDENTS: Occurred in Guam to a resident of any place other than Guam or the U.S. 7-8 [STATEDEL] EXPANDED STATE OF RESIDENCE OF MOTHER AT TIME OF DELIVERY OF INFANT OR FETUS - NCHS CODES This item is designed to separately identify New York City records from other New York State records. (nber.org)
  • Villages
  • Enrique S. Cruz (1927-1931) Santiago A. Limtiaco (1931-1938) Joaquin L. Jesus (1938-1941) Santiago A. Limtiaco (1944-1957) Joaquin S. Santos (1957-1973) Jose S. Quitugua (1973-1981) Daniel L. Guerrero (1981-1985) Frank A. Acfalle (1985-1989) Vicente L. San Nicolas (1989-2013) Joana Margaret C. Blas (2013-2017) Frank "Frankie" A. Salas (2017-present) Villages of Guam "2010 Guam Statistical Yearbook" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Residents
  • Birth data is limited to births occurring in the United States to United States residents and nonresidents. (umich.edu)
  • In the United States Territories data in Part 2, United States residents who gave birth in Guam were considered residents of Guam and were assigned a code 1 in the RESTATUS variable. (umich.edu)
  • The lack of voting representation in Congress for residents of Guam has been an issue since the foundation of the federal district. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. (ifitweremyhome.com)
  • Guam has an area of 210 square miles (540 km2) and a population density of 775 per square mile (299/km2). (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Guam had a population of 159,358, representing an increase of 2.9 percent from the population of 154,805 reported in the 2000 Census. (wikipedia.org)
  • Afghanistan
  • Dakota Meyer Rank and billet: Corporal Organization: Embedded Training Team 2-8 Date and place of action: 2008-09-08, Kunar province, Afghanistan Entered service: Greensburg, Kentucky Birth: Greensburg, Kentucky As of June 2011[update], only one Marine from Third Battalion has earned the Silver Star in the Global War on Terror. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stephen Boada Rank and billet: 1st Lieutenant, Forward Air Controller Organization: Company K, 2nd Platoon Date and place of action: 2005-05-05 - 2005-05-09, Shatagal Village, Afghanistan Entered service: Bristol, Connecticut Birth: Bristol, Connecticut Parentheses indicate number of times award was posthumous. (wikipedia.org)
  • Authority
  • The Guam Department of Land Management and the Guam Economic Development Authority have its headquarters in the Guam International Trade Center (ITC) Building in Tamuning. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Guam Power Authority has its headquarters in Harmon, Tamuning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guam is a federal territory ultimately under the complete authority of Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • Country
  • Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. (ifitweremyhome.com)
  • years
  • On December 7, 1941, hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Guam was captured by the Japanese, who occupied the island for two and a half years. (wikipedia.org)
  • She worked in Guam for three years as Manager in Jewelry Store. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hawaii
  • Spending most of his life moving and traveling he has also grew up in Charleston, South Carolina, New Jersey, Guam and Hawaii. (wikipedia.org)
  • governor
  • Guam has a limited self-government including an elected governor, small legislature, and non-voting delegate in the U.S. House of Representatives. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • Guam is governed by a popularly elected governor and a unicameral 15-member legislature, whose members are known as senators. (wikipedia.org)
  • woman
  • Kaylani Kinney, the first woman to come forward, claimed to have given birth to a child, Junior Larry Hillbroom, fathered by Larry Hillblom. (wikipedia.org)
  • statistics
  • Tabulations of birth data by residence of mother for states and for counties with populations of 100,000 or more are available using the VitalStats online data access tool available via the National Center for Health Statistics Vital Stats Web site . (umich.edu)
  • territory
  • Along the western Pacific coast, the small island Guam, a U.S. territory, is caught in the middle of the conflict between the United States and North Korea after the North Korean army announced it would look into plans to attack the island, which is almost the size of Chicago, NBC News reported. (nbcbayarea.com)
  • Geographic variables for the United States Territories file include the territory and county in which the birth occurred and in which the mother resided. (umich.edu)
  • Guam is an unincorporated United States territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • given birth
  • There they learnt that the wife of the village's chief Mata'pang had given birth to a daughter, and they immediately went to baptize the child. (wikipedia.org)
  • Center
  • A few days later, on April 2, 1672, San Vitores was on his way from his parish in northern Guam to the mission center in Agana, when he stopped to baptize a sick child against the orders of the child's father. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • When Magellan arrived on Guam, he was greeted by hundreds of small outrigger canoes that appeared to be flying over the water, due to their considerable speed. (wikipedia.org)
  • weight
  • She sailed in ballast Sydney (1 July 1852) to Guam (the master was Banatyne, weight 621 tons). (wikipedia.org)
  • currently
  • Guam elects one non-voting delegate, currently Democrat Madeleine Z. Bordallo, to the United States House of Representatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • Sex ratio at birth has recently emerged as an indicator of certain kinds of sex discrimination in some countries. (chartsbin.com)
  • For instance, high sex ratios at birth in some Asian countries are now attributed to sex-selective abortion and infanticide due to a strong preference for sons. (chartsbin.com)