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US territory Guam ends indoor face mask mandate

May. 02, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Face masks to protect against COVID-19 are no longer required in Guam, a U.S. territory. Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero issued an order Monday that starting Tuesday, wearing masks in public is optional, Pacific Daily News reported. Masks were required...

US territory Guam lifts outdoor mask mandate

Apr. 18, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Masks are no longer required outdoors in Guam, a U.S. territory. Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero announced by video Monday that starting Tuesday, the outdoor mask mandate would be lifted, along with size limits on on social gatherings and requirements for social...

Future liability releases at center of Boy Scouts bankruptcy

Apr. 13, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Protecting local Boy Scouts of America councils and troop sponsoring organizations from future liability for child sex abuse claims is critical to the national group’s reorganization plan, BSA attorneys told a Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday. Attorneys...

China's security deal with Solomons raises alarm in Pacific

Apr. 06, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A security alliance between China and the Solomon Islands has sent shudders throughout the South Pacific, with many worried it could set off a large-scale military buildup or that Western animosity to the deal could play into China’s hands. What...

Husband pleads not guilty in Hawaii-Guam trafficking case

Mar. 31, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A man accused with his wife of trafficking a mother and teenaged girl to Hawaii from Guam pleaded not guilty Thursday. Kevin Robert pleaded not guilty to labor trafficking charges, according to his attorney, Tim Rakieten. His wife, Pomerrine Robert, pleaded not...

Woman pleads not guilty to trafficking teen, mom from Guam

Mar. 24, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A woman pleaded not guilty to charges accusing her and her husband of trafficking a mother and teenaged girl from Guam to Hawaii, taking away their passports and beating them. Pomerrine Robert was arraigned Thursday but a hearing for her husband, Kevin Robert, was...

Couple allegedly trafficked teen, mother from Guam to Hawaii

Mar. 15, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A couple trafficked a 15-year-old girl and her mother from Guam to Hawaii, where they took away their passports, forced them to work and beat them, police alleged in court documents. Kevin and Pomerrine Robert are charged with felony labor trafficking. The state...