Guam - It's a sign Guam's
favorite pastime has come to an end, at least until the next election
cycle. Many island residents will be
pleased that political signs will be coming down along Guam's
roadways. But residents had some concerns when they noticed Government of Guam
official vehicles and workers taking down the signs of one political
Several vehicles assigned to the Department of Corrections were
caught in Chalan Pago taking down signs for Department of Youth Affairs
director Adonis Mendiola. Apparently the corrections director ordered it.
Spokesperson Lieutenant Antone Aguon says Mendiola offered DepCor
the signs to reuse the wood for other projects that they do around the
island. Aguon says the director ordered
two officers to go around and take down the signs until he received a phone
call, informing him that it was a violation to be doing that on the
government's time and dime.
Aguon says the director apologizes for authorizing the activity
and once he realized it was wrong, he had the staff stop. That order came, however, after they'd
already taken down about a dozen signs.