Editorial

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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Editorial — No more license

In her State of the Island Address on March 8 this year, Gov. Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero said, “The Department of Revenue and Taxation issued over 1,500 new business licenses from March to September 2020.” That’s wonderful,...

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Editorial – Reducing woes

COVID has taken away so much from economies in the islands, which continue to falter and make weak progress.  Aside from federal pandemic aid — which in Micronesia largely comes from the U.S. government, reasons to have...

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Editorial – Having a plan

If the government of Guam and the Department of Public Health and Social Services have a plan to open Guam’s economy to tourism by May, they should detail it and share it. A plan is like a budget — you aim to come close, but...

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