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2010-06-09 07:00:00

TAMUNING, Guam, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Veiovis, a trailblazer in the medical travel industry, launches its first branded product for individual consumers.

2010-06-01 16:39:00

HONOLULU, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for.

2010-05-19 08:00:00

2010 List Includes Pagat, Guam, Virginia's Wilderness Battlefield, and America's State Parks & State-Owned Historic Sites WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled the 2010 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that highlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.

2010-05-18 15:48:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- dck-ecc pacific guam, LLC was one of seven contractors recently awarded a five-year (base plus four option years), $4 billion joint total acquisition value (JTAV) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Design-Build Multiple Award Construction Contract (DB-MACC).

2010-04-16 10:05:00

Mobil Oil Guam and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands agree to pay fine for air pollution violations WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two subsidiaries of Exxon Mobil Corporation - Mobil Oil Guam Inc. and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc.

2010-04-05 07:34:00

Note: This Facts for Features is an update of an issue released March 8. This edition contains new information reflecting the ongoing progress of the census. We have highlighted new information. WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census.

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2010-03-23 14:43:18

The National Weather Service in Guam has posted advisories for small craft advisories and high surf advisories for Guam and the surrounding region, including Micronesia.

2010-03-08 16:38:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) and its wholly owned subsidiary Continental Micronesia today said that their joint application to offer nonstop service from the carriers' hubs at New York/Newark and Guam to Tokyo's Haneda Airport should be approved by the U.S.

2010-03-08 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census.

2010-02-26 16:39:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc.


Latest Guam Reference Libraries

Pacific Sheath-tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata
2013-01-28 14:19:38

Image Caption: Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata) (pe’ape’a). Credit: Jorge Palmeirim/Wikipedia The Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata), also known as the Polynesian sheath-tailed bat, is a sac-winged bat that can be found in many areas, including Guam, Fiji, Somoa, Palua, Micronesia, Tonga, Vanuatu, and American Somoa. It is thought to occur in forested areas and is known to be highly dependent on the presence of caves. This species is small, with an...

Post Storm Analysis Of Typhoon Sanvu
2012-07-17 14:09:29

Typhoon Sanvu formed to the Southeast of Guam on May 21, 2012 and began to make its track to the North. Sanvu was responsible for strong winds and rain in the Guam area. It then moved to the North and impacted the island known as Iwo To. The pressure dropped to around 975mb with winds around 70mph when it made landfall on Iwo To. The eye wall passed right over the island on the evening of the 25th of May. When Sanvu left the island of Iwo To it rapidly transitioned into an...

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2007-03-19 16:05:37

The Brown Tree Snake, Boiga irregularis, is an arboreal colubrid snake native to eastern and northern coastal Australia, Papua New Guinea, and a large number of islands in northwestern Melanesia. This is a nocturnal snake and is rarely seen by humans in its habitat. The snake is considered a pest in Guam where it is not native. It was carried there on a US military transport at the end of WWII. The slightly venomous, but rather harmless, snake killed almost the entire native bird...

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2005-06-09 11:03:36

The Guam Rail (Rallus owstoni) is a flightless bird native to Guam. It disappeared from southern Guam in the early 1970s and was removed totally from the entire island by the late 1980s. This species is now being bred in captivity by the Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources on Guam and at some mainland U.S. zoos. Since 1995, more than 100 rails have been introduced on the island of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in an attempt to establish a wild breeding...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.