• Chamorro
  • The island's original community is of Chamorro natives who have inhabited Guam for almost 4000 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • The modern-day cuisine of Guam is fusion of those of the indigenous tribes of Chamorro, the Philippines, Pacific Islanders, Asians and whites. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was aware that there would be a need for more trained Chamorro (native) nurses to work in the hospital and at medical stations in villages across the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the 18th and 19th centuries, travelers to the Marianas noted lattes only in abandoned areas, where they had apparently been left after foreign-introduced disease had decimated the Chamorro population. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1944
  • The American garrison was defeated by Japanese forces on 10 December, which resulted in an occupation until the Second Battle of Guam in 1944. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tamuning
  • citation needed] Camacho also initiated massive road projects that were continued by his successors, including the widening of Marine Drive (now Marine Corps Drive) from Hospital Road north to Route 16 in Harmon, and the reconstruction of other major highways in the villages of Agat, Dededo and Tamuning, among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rota
  • At 0500 UTC on December 8, the eyewall made landfall on Guam, and two hours later the northern portion of the eyewall crossed over nearby Rota. (wikipedia.org)
  • University of G
  • Guampedia and University of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 15 May 2005, the publication of "Speight of Violence," coauthored by Baba, his wife Unaisi Nabobo-Baba (a fellow USP academic (at the time) now (2011) of the University of Guam) and journalist Michael Field, generated controversy with the claim that Mahendra Chaudhry had promised him the Prime Ministership before and during the 1999 election campaign, and that Chaudhry had reneged on that promise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chamorros
  • Between the years 1865 and 1869, the Hispanicized descendents of the Chamorros that were forcibly relocated to Guam started a settlement in this area, although apart from the Refaluwasch (Carolinian) community. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calvo
  • Edward Jerome Baza Calvo /ˈbɑːzə ˈkælvoʊ/ (born August 29, 1961) is an American Guamanian politician, the eighth and current Governor of the United States territory of Guam, in office since 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • His paternal grandparents were Eduardo Torres Calvo and Veronica Mariano McDonald Calvo, who resided in Maite, Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calvo initially attended Father Dueñas Memorial School in Guam before moving to California, where he graduated from Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California, in 1979. (wikipedia.org)
  • In February 2014, Calvo signed Bill 146, which made the Castle Doctrine the law in Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • In January 2017 Calvo submitted a proposed law to legalize recreational cannabis in Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • huts
  • Many of the islands, although touched by western influences, have had very little contact with modern media, stone money is still used symbolically on occasions and many of the team selected for the 2015 Pacific Games still live in huts in small villages, lacking hot water and modern conveniences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other structures in a latte village, which may have included cooking huts, canoe houses and public houses for unmarried men, were built on the ground, typically in an A-frame of wood poles, often bamboo, with thatched roofs of grass, coconut fronds or Nipa fronds. (wikipedia.org)
  • senator
  • Senator Telena Cruz Nelson introduces Bill 41 to allocate funds to the Mayors Council of Guam for contracting with recycling companies. (kuam.com)
  • time
  • At the time Guam elected its first governor the federal government still had control over much of the island's utilities and roads. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two-week extended pre-tournament camp in Guam, funded by the football association, allowed the team to train together for the first time, make use of the significantly better facilities offered by the Guam Football Association and gave them the chance to test themselves against a number of teams in the Guam Men's Soccer League prior to their departure for Papua New Guinea. (wikipedia.org)
  • The training camp also allowed the team to take possession of an away kit for the first time courtesy of the Guam Football Association and were it not for a meeting with a local restaurateur during their training camp, some of the players would have travelled to the games without boots. (wikipedia.org)
  • At least nine villages were without power for varying amounts of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the time he left Cutler Ridge Junior, there were over 450 students in the program. (fl-genweb.org)
  • Reporter Anya Kamenetz has a must-read feature in The Village Voice (27 April) for anybody who has ever spent time working in academia--or who ever hopes to. (blogspot.com)
  • people
  • Many scientists (including ethnologists, doctors, botanists, archeologists) came to Guam from Spain, Russia, France to study from the 1700s, apart from Spanish governors who had written on the local people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, the people of Guam were known to be superstitious. (wikipedia.org)
  • But the ruling party, supported by the church, continues to cut reproductive rights-leaving people at the mercy of the black market. (pulitzercenter.org)
  • power
  • In 1948, Pownall, along with the United States Secretary of the Navy, gave the Guam Congress the power to create laws, pending the governor's approval. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Secretary of the Navy had the power to override a veto from either the Guam Congress or Governor Pownall. (wikipedia.org)
  • nine
  • These units would be transported to Guam by nine transports escorted by the minelayer Tsugaru and four destroyers. (wikipedia.org)
  • sent
  • More than $60 million in relief funds were sent to Guam over the following years to aid in rehabilitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some stragglers had to be left behind, but the majority of the regiment was sent to Guam and prepared to repel the American invasion. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • The women occupied themselves with weaving baskets, mats, and hats of pandanus leaves, and doing other necessary work about the house. (wikipedia.org)
  • wide eye
  • By late on December 7, Pongsona developed a well-defined 55 km (35 mi) wide eye as it approached Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 12:10 and 12:35 UTC on November 11, the 14 km (9 mi) wide eye of Karen passed directly over southern Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The village name of Garapan derived from the Refaluwasch(Carolinian)name of Arabwal(Gharabwan), so named for the vine with heart-shaped leaves found along the beach there by a group from Satawal who arrived here to settle around the year 1815. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • He uses the resources of the government to enhance economic opportunities by granting incentives through the Guam Economics Development and offering various forms of assistance to the private sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of them took jobs with the government of Guam as administrators and later became senators. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Government did not believe that it would be possible or practical to defend Guam if it was attacked. (wikipedia.org)
  • He helped organize much of the island's basic government, and also approved the flag of Guam and the seal of Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • Guam - There may be a roadblock with the Abandoned Vehicles Project, but village mayors evidently aren't sitting back anymore - they're taking the drivers seat to get the program back up and running. (kuam.com)
  • made
  • Having never played together as a full squad until a training camp in Guam, and travelling to the games with kit donated by their hosts, they made their competitive debut in international football at the 2015 Pacific Games with a view to using the tournament as both a development opportunity for young players in the country and also as the first steps towards gaining official recognition from and membership of FIFA. (wikipedia.org)
  • Questioned again by the Fiji Village news service on 16 February, after his return to Fiji, he refused to be drawn on whether he would contest the 2006 election or not, but made it clear that he was no longer affiliated with the FLP. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • During his entire five and a half years in office, Camacho presided over one of the largest eras of hotel construction activities on Guam, with construction finishing or starting on the Kakue Hotel, Reef Hotel, Hilton Hotel, Okura Hotel, Fujita Tumon Beach, Continental Travelodge, and Guam Dai Ichi Hotel. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, years of post-storm analyses have indicated that it may have been somewhat weaker when it passed over Guam. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beach
  • Local and federal fire fighters from Guam and the CNMI spent the weekend at the Paseo Beach Park for this year's fire muster competition. (kuam.com)
  • suit
  • Many of these disruptive weather patterns could leave in their wakes a huge mess to suit your needs and your friends and neighbors to clean up. (dumpsterchoice.com)