Guam

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Guam’s vaccination success story turns grim with Covid surge
Once the great vaccination success story, the island is under strain amid a new wave of infections, but experts say cases would be far higher without vaccine coverage

Mar-Vic Cagurangan in Hagåtña

29, Sep, 2021 @12:33 AM

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‘It restores my soul’: pandemic offers unexpected boon to Guam indigenous language learners
Zoom classes mean locals can more easily study CHamoru, Guam’s native language

Anne Wen

15, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Guam court clears the way for ‘tele-abortion’ in boost for reproductive rights
The island removes requirement for face-to-face consultations, meaning women in early pregnancy can be remotely prescribed abortion medication

Mar-Vic Cagurangan in Guam

08, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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From vaccine mandates to a chatting ban: how schools in the Asia Pacific are managing Delta
Some schools remain shut amid outbreaks of the highly infectious Delta variant while others push to keep classrooms open

Guardian staff

02, Sep, 2021 @1:26 AM

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Air VnV: sold-out flights start from Taiwan to Guam for ‘vacation and vaccination’ trips
About 170 people, some wearing hazmat suits, were the first to fly to the Pacific island for a holiday with a Covid twist

Mar-Vic Cagurangan in Guam and Helen Davidson in Taipei

06, Jul, 2021 @10:47 PM

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‘Vax-n-win’: Guam launches lottery prize for vaccine recipients
Governor announces online lottery which offers $10,000 in cash, a brand-new car and other small prizes each week

Mar-Vic Cagurangan

04, Jun, 2021 @8:14 AM

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Ancient human remains found at site of new US military base in Guam prompts investigation
Nearly a dozen burial sites have been discovered in a year during construction of Camp Blaz

Mar-Vic Cagurangan in Hagatna

16, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Nasa scientists find unlikely tool as rising temperatures bleach corals: a phone app
Without the app, mapping reefs usually involves high amounts of data and low-quality photos, which leads to slow analysis

Anne Wen in Guam

13, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Guam moves closer to restoring abortion access after ACLU lawsuit
It’s been impossible to get an abortion on the island since 2018, and the closest legal clinic is in Hawaiʻi

Michelle Broder Van Dyke in Honolulu

10, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Getting an abortion on Guam requires a $1,000, eight-hour flight. A lawsuit could change that
The ACLU is suing the US territory over restrictive laws that block people from accessing telemedicine medication abortions

Michelle Broder Van Dyke in Honolulu

22, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Left stranded: US military sonar linked to whale beachings in Pacific, say scientists
Islands surrounded by US military study area, including Guam and Saipan, call for activity that harms the whales to stop

Jon Letman

15, Jan, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Pacific nations herald Biden presidency amid hope for action on climate emergency
Optimism abounds as leaders from Fiji to Papua New Guinea welcome the new US president-elect

Ben Doherty Pacific Editor

09, Nov, 2020 @2:50 AM

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