Andrei Camacho, 18, as he is escorted out of Superior Court Associate Judge Wesley Bogdan’s courtroom following his initial appearance hearing yesterday. (KIMBERLY B. ESMORES)

 

HEADLINES

$100K bail for suspect in fatal Marpi accident

The Superior Court has kept the $100,000 cash bail previously imposed on the alleged driver of the Toyota Tacoma that was involved in a fatal car accident in Marpi over the weekend that killed one teenager and sent two others to the hospital’s intensive care unit. During an initial appearance hearing yesterday for Andrei Camacho, 18, Superior Court Associate Judge Wesley Bogdan opted not to entertain a verbal motion to modify bail for the defendant and, instead, maintained the court’s...

Featured Stories

Atkins Kroll to build $18M HQ, Lexus dealership

Atkins Kroll Inc. will be building a new AK Toyota Lexus Automotive Sales and Service Center and Vehicle Repair Shop in Puerto Rico, Saipan. The new dealership will serve as Atkins Kroll’s CNMI headquarters and will be the first Lexus dealership to open in the CNMI. Atkins Kroll,...

Mafnas’ preliminary injunction request OK’d

The U.S. District Court for the NMI has granted Division of Customs director Jose Mafnas’ request for a preliminary injunction that would prohibit the Department of Finance and Secretary David Atalig from reassigning him to the Department of Commerce until a judgment on Mafnas’...

$10M meant to aid small biz

Regardless of the accusations and complaints of some lawmakers, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres said his administration is going to continue to move forward and provide $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to help small businesses in the CNMI. In response to a question during...

Other Local News

CEC board to ask DOC to inspect armory where ballots will be stored

The Commonwealth Election Commission board agreed Monday to ask the Department of Corrections to allow an inspection of DOC’s armory room where ballots for the Nov. 8 election will be stored. All five CEC commissioners present during the board meeting at CEC’s conference room in...

Sports

Man Amigos out-slugs Tokahao

Manny Sablan powered Man Amigos to a 21-17 win over Tokahao as the star-studded squad returned to its winning ways in the men’s division of the 2022 Budweiser Belau Amateur Softball Association League last Sunday at the Dandan Softball Field. A week after...
Posted On Aug 17 2022

Business

GRMC is rated as ‘high performing’ hospital for stroke care

Guam Regional Medical City recently received certification from The Joint Commission as an “Advanced Primary Stroke Center.” GRMC was also selected by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s “High Performing” hospitals for stroke care as part of...

Opinion

Statement on the passing of FSM Vice President Yosiwo P. George

HAGÅTÑA, Guam—Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Gov. Josh Tenorio issued the following statements on the passing of Vice President Yosiwo P. George of the Federated States of Micronesia: Leon Guerrero: “We join the island of Guam and the Federated States of...

Letters to the Editor

Questions that need to be asked

According to your Aug. 12 edition, the governor has allotted close to $2 million for a contract to clean up toxic materials stored in the Tinian Department of lands and Natural Resources compound. Would you please ask your reporter to find out exactly...