by Nick Delgado
Guam - The Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs is showing its support for the implementation of UOG and GEDA's upcoming "Buy Local" campaign. DOI has awarded a $150,000 grant toward this effort. The University of Guam's Pacific Center for Economic Initiatives and the Guam Economic Development Authority's "Buy Local" campaign expects to prompt a minimum shift of 10 percent towards purchasing locally-supplied goods and services on Guam by Guam consumers and businesses.
The marketing campaign will showcase and incorporate native Chamorro cultural images and promote Guam's unique sense of place.
An internal affairs investigation is underway at the prison after an inmate was accidentally released from their custody. Department of Corrections director Tony Lamorena says it happened over the weekend. He admits there was a miscommunication. Officials say the prison had received an order for inmate Ben Espinosa's release, but then got a commitment order for a separate charge. The special operations team was able to track him down without incident. Lamorena says they are looking ...More >>
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