Editorial

Editorial – Listening well

On Sept. 29 a release from the Office of the Governor of Guam reported on findings of the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council – which commendably surveyed more than 1,350 students. The survey said among its findings that “87.1% of...

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Editorial – The good and the bad

COVID restrictions are clearly a challenge to businesses, and the power of executive orders leave little room for argument. In Guam, two things are lacking alongside executive orders — clarity and timeliness. It is left to media...

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Editorial – The Guam Olympics

On July 29, Guam’s administration called a news conference for that afternoon and announced that the island had reached (and had exceeded) its target of herd immunity of 80%, with 96,066 eligible adults vaccinated....

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Editorial – Seeing is believing

David Dell’Isola, director of the Guam Department of Labor was clearly at home talking to businesspeople at the Guam Chamber of Commerce luncheon on June 30 at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa. He understands the challenges of...

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Editorial — Permitting plans

Permitting processes are the bane of businesses in many jurisdictions. The Governor of Guam said in January that Guam’s permitting process will be moved on-line “by the end of the year.”  We have yet to hear how any...

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