Guam - The Guam Office of Public Accountability commends the Guam Preservation Trust for its second year in a row of not having any material weaknesses or significant deficiencies. G-P-T closed fiscal year 2013 in a better financial position that the previous fiscal year. Guam OPA however noted that the Guam Preservation Trust needs to wean itself from relying extensively on accounting services from an independent firm. The OPA recommends the agency build up its own internal accounting infrastructure. You can read the audit at guamopa.org.
The Legislative Ethics Committee has dismissed the complaint against Senator Fernando Esteves, and says it considers the matter closed. Resident Barry Mead filed the complaint against Esteves for his role in a protest earlier this year against the live fire training range at Andersen Air Force Base's Northwest Field.More >>
Guam's jungles are often said to be silent, as brown tree snakes kill off our native birds. Visiting and local students attended GCC's first annual Marianas Terrestrial Conservation Conference to speak up about their eco-preservation projects.More >>