Quotable

Quotables – Jan 4, 2021

“The people of Guam too have to come out with a much better understanding of the importance of tourism to our island. No more lip service. We cannot keep speaking of island pride and support for tourism when our roads and...

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Quotable – Dec. 7, 2020

“The population here has been waiting for military activity on Tinian for the last 40 years — ever since the Covenant. We were promised a full Air Force base on Tinian … . We’ve waited 40 years; I think we can wait a bit...

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Quotable – Nov. 2, 2020

“I believe the [Chinese Community Party] is dumping vast quantities of plastics and garbage into our oceans and I know that’s affected many of you in the islands. These actions directly threaten our collective security, our...

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Quotable – Oct 5, 2020

“Construction in that area is substantial.” — Mayor Jessy C. Gogue of Chalan Pago Ordot, in a Sept. 23 interview with the Journal. (See “Guam and NMI awarded defense grants; JRM military give thumbs up,” on www.mbjguam.com) The...

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Quotables – Sept 7, 2020

“We do small projects. We’ve done outhouses.” — David L. McVeigh, CEO of RIM architects, in an Sept. 2 interview with the Journal. He was referring to buildings for the National Parks Service in locations where there is no...

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