by Mindy Aguon
Guam - Henry Taitano will make his second appearance before lawmakers next week for another confirmation hearing. Taitano was appointed once again by the governor to be the administrator of the Guam Economic Development Authority.
His first confirmation hearing was rife with controversy over allegations of his previous business ventures when he was in his 20s raised by Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz. His confirmation failed short of one vote.
The confirmation hearing is scheduled for June 6.
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 >>
He was apparently drunk when he molested two women. 26-year-old Kino Keeler allegedly digitally penetrated a woman and raped her in a Tumon condo last year. According to court documents, she woke up to Keeler on top of her.More >>